Due to the smog situation, the Punjab government has declared a holiday on Friday and Saturday. All government and private institutions will remain closed from Thursday to Sunday. Sources Punjab Government.
This decision has been taken in view of the increase in air pollution. All government institutions and educational institutions will remain closed from Thursday to Sunday. Earlier, the Punjab government had announced a public holiday on the birth anniversary of the poet Allama Iqbal.
According to the notification, November 9 will be a public holiday across the province. Earlier, a meeting was held to review anti-smog measures under the chairmanship of Commissioner Lahore Muhammad Ali Randhawa. According to the spokesman, Commissioner Lahore has issued instructions to speed up anti-smog. He ordered the Environment Department to issue a challan for not sprinkling water on government projects.