Construction-related govt departments to reopen in Punjab.

Lahore: The Punjab government has announced its decision to reopen construction-related departments amid the ongoing coronavirus lockdown situation, a news source reported. The decision was made during a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Major (retired) Azam Suleman Khan.

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According to details, only the necessary staff will be called in for duty. The chief secretary noted that the construction-related departments needed to be reopened to facilitate map approvals and other necessary services.

He further directed the officials concerned to reopen the offices that provide a record of rights and property transfer documents. He instructed that the offices could be opened for about four or five hours.

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He further directed that the departments which are opened should ensure that the government announced Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are fully followed.