ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the National Command and Operations Center for Corona (NCOC), in which it was announced that business restrictions would be eased.
The NCOC meeting decided on a three-pronged strategy for a nationwide mass vaccination campaign, a voluntary vaccination strategy for all citizens.
According to the NCOC statement, vaccination has been made mandatory for all public and private sector employees. All public and private sector employees must be vaccinated by June 30.
According to the NCOC, vaccination centers across the country will be open from 8 am to 10 pm from June 11. Vaccination centers will remain open on Fridays but will remain closed on Sundays.
According to the NCOC, it has been decided to start walk-in vaccination for people above 18 years of age. From June 11, people over 18 years of age will be able to get walk-in vaccination (ie visit any vaccination center).
Business will be closed only one day a week, NCOC
It was decided in the NCOC meeting that now the business will be closed one day instead of two days in a week, the provinces will decide on which day the business is to be closed.
The NCOC has also relaxed the 50 per cent work-from-home policy and will now be able to continue working in offices with 100 per cent attendance.
The NCOC has also decided to end the two-day ban on inter-provincial transport. The ban on 50 per cent passengers on public transport has been eased and 70 per cent passengers will now be allowed on public transport.
The NCOC says that the procedure for verification of Corona Vaccination Certificate will be worked out by the end of June. The decisions of the NCOC will be implemented from June 15.