To reduce smog, the Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered the closure of marketplaces and eateries in Lahore by 10:00 p.m. Justice Shahid Karim gave the directions after hearing a petition asking the court to take action to reduce smog.
While issuing the orders the court ordered that the restaurants be permitted to close on weekends till 11 p.m. Additionally, the court mandated that schools found open on Friday will be sealed, and it instructed the education administration to adhere fully to its directives.
During today’s hearing, the court was suggested to close the markets on Sunday. However, it put off the suggestion for now.
The hearing has been adjourned till December 19.