ISLAMABAD: On Thursday 26 March 2020, the federal government has announced to shut down the motorways all over the country for usual traffic and for heavy vehicles.
According to the sources, due to the lockdown situation throughout the country, all the international highways and motorways have been closed.
It is announced by the police that all the motorways will remain closed for normal traffic.
A notification has been issued by the police that the trucks and wagons carrying only medical and necessary food products will be allowed to travel on the motorway.
It was also made clear that the police will not allow more than two people in the van and only if they have a solid reason to travel. This notification and ban will not be implied on cargo or food trucks followed only for local cars, buses, etc.