KARACHI - Following the meager law and order situation in the metropolis, Sindh Health Minister Dr Saghir Ahmed has imposed emergency in all the public sector hospitals across the province, and directed the authorities concerned to make sure availability of medics, paramedics and medicines in the health facitilites especially from Friday to Sunday (8 to 10 Muharram). He directed all the Executive District Officers of Health and Medical Superintendents of hospitals to make sure their personal presence at the health facilities and keep operation theaters standby.The minister directed the heads of civil hospital Karachi, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Sindh Govt. Hospital New Karachi, Liaquatabad, Qatar Hospital, Saudabad, Korangi, Ibrahim Hyderi, Lyari General Hospital and others to display duty schedule of doctors at prominent place and ensure availability of neuro- surgeons, orthopedic, general and other surgeons. Saghir directed Secretary and other high officials of health department to pay surprise visits to different hospitals for taking stock of the situation. Meanwhile, following the security threats in Karachi and other cities, the Sindh government has announced 3 holidays from 8 Muharram on Friday (today). All the government offices and semi government bodies as well as government educational institutions will remain closed from today till 10th Muharram.  Earlier, the government had announced that 9-10 Muharram would not be working days in the province. The Private School Association had announced that schools would be closed on Friday in Karachi. The security threats existed in the Karachi, so the suggestion to impose ban on the riding on motorcycles in the city for Moharam 9 and 10 was also under consideration.