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PU opens with strict implementation of SoPs
PU opens with strict implementation of SoPs

LAHORE: (Tuesday, September 15, 2020): Punjab University on Tuesday has been opened for the teachers and PhD/M Phil students in the first phase with strict implementation of standard operating procedures against the spread of COVID 19. In this regard, PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad visited main entry gates and laboratories of various departments to monitor implementation of SoPs and sensitize the relevant staff and students to strictly adopt preventative measures. Prof Niaz Ahmed welcomed the students and teachers at Gate No 1and advised them to follow SoPs. Talking to the media, Prof Niaz Ahmad said that all the teachers, students and employees had been instructed to wear masks, wash hands repeatedly and maintain distance among them. He said that although the figure of coronavirus patients was not alarming in Pakistan by the grace of Allah however there was a need to adopt preventive measures in our everyday life in order for keeping the spread of COVID 19 under control. Meanwhile, the university security guards at the main gates of the university and staff of the departments at the entry points were using thermal guns to check the body temperature. They advised the students to wear masks properly and maintain distance among them. Meanwhile, the online classes of various semesters of BS and Master’s level programs continued on Tuesday as per the plan under phase-wise opening of the university.