Islamabad: Businesses which were shuttered since months due to the novel coronavirus will reopen today (Monday) in Pakistan.
The Pakistan government had announced on Thursday that cinemas, theatres, gyms, public points and dine-in restaurants will reopen across the country from Monday, August 10 subject to implementation of coronavirus safety guidelines and SOPs.
Shopping malls and other businesses are set to remain open as per the pre-lockdown timings.
However, the government has said that it would monitor whether the COVID-19 SOPs are being implemented or not. Hotels at tourist destinations will open to fewer number of people who will be asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing.