Marriage Hall Association demands opening of marriage halls

Marriage Hall Association demands opening of marriage halls
Lahore: After further relaxation of lockdown by the government, the Marriage Hall Association also demanded the opening of marriage halls.

A delegation of Marriage Hall Association called on Provincial Minister for Industry and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal.

President of the Marriage Hall Association of Lahore Mian Ilyas led the delegation.

During the meeting, Mian Ilyas said that the wedding hall industry is fully complying with the government orders regarding working hours and one dish. While assuring that SOPs will be fully implemented, he requsted the opening of wedding halls with limited number of people and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

On the occasion, Provincial Minister for Industry and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal said that the situation is getting critical due to coronavirus, precautionary measures cannot be ignored.

"Large gatherings such as weddings cannot be allowed", Mian Aslam Iqbal said, adding that Consideration may be given to opening marriage halls with limited number of people and SOPs.

"I will forward this matter for consideration in the NCOC meeting", the provincial minister concluded.