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Punjab govt decides reopening public parks in Lahore

Punjab govt decides reopening public parks in Lahore

LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to reopen public parks in Lahore from Friday (tomorrow).

The Director-General of Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA), Muzaffar Khan Sial, announced that the provincial government decided to reopen public parks in Lahore from June 5 after a 75-day closure due to coronavirus. The opening time will be 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Sial added that the parks will be reopened under the standard operating procedures (SOPs) finalised by the provincial health department. The citizens will be allowed to enter into the parks after wearing face masks and gloves which is mandatory to follow the precautionary measures against coronavirus.

He added that the rides in the amusement parks will remain closed.

The DG PHA appealed the citizens to strictly follow precautionary measures and social distancing while visiting the public parks.