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Punjab govt to set up task force to look into lifting of lockdown
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], April 8 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced that a task force would soon be set up to find ways for the state to gradually get out of the unprecedented lockdown.
Addressing a video conference of the state’s leading industrialists, the Chief Minister also assured the industry of all support by the government to address critical issues and challenges in this difficult time.
Taking to Twitter, Singh also said that the state Cabinet will discuss and take a decision on the extension of lockdown and curfew in its meeting scheduled on April 10.
“Interacted over video conferencing with experts of Punjab’s industry regarding measures to be taken to assist industry during the COVID-19 crisis. We will be discussing it in the Cabinet meeting on April 10 and then take a considered decision about extension of lockdown and curfew,” the Chief Minister tweeted.
The country is under a 21-day lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. (ANI)