FBR issues preventive measures for stage-III coronavirus

FBR issues preventive measures for stage-III coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday issued preventive measures for stage-III coronavirus pandemic.

The FBR directed all the officers of the headquarters and field formations (BS-17 to BS-21) to restrict the working strength of their offices to only one clerical / ministerial staff and one Naib Qasid on weekly/fortnightly rotation basis with effect from March 16, 2021.

The FBR further said that employees having symptoms of COVID-19 must immediately get themselves tested for the same and in case tested positive, they must immediately quarantine / isolate themselves at homes for fourteen (14) days. “During this period, their entry to concerned offices shall be banned.”

COVID-19 positive employees shall get themselves tested at the end of fourteen (14) days quarantine/isolation period and only in case of negative results, shall resume their official duties.

In order to avoid physical contact with door handles and to keep the rooms/offices properly ventilated and well-lit, it is also advised that all offices doors/windows be kept open.

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