A large number of people in Lahore have visited various public parks of the city after they were opened for the general public today.

As per reports, the public parks of the city have been opened after 75-day closure amid coronavirus outbreak in the city.

The people adopted the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the provincial government to curb the virus spread.


On Thursday, the Punjab government had decided to reopen public parks in the provincial capital Lahore from May 5 (today).

The Director-General of Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA), Muzaffar Khan Sial, had announced that the provincial government decided to reopen public parks in Lahore. The parks will be open from 6 am to 9 pm.

Sial had added that the parks will be reopened under the standard operating procedures (SOPs) finalised by the provincial health department. The citizens will only be allowed to enter into the parks after wearing face masks and gloves.

DG PHA urged the citizens to strictly follow precautionary measures and social distancing while visiting the public parks.