NCOC announces Eid holidays from 10th to 15th May


National Command and Operation Centre has announced Eid holidays from 10th to 15th of the next month to reduce national mobility to prevent spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

According to a press release, the forum in view of current spike of Covid-19 in the country has issued comprehensive guidelines for “Stay Home-Stay Safe for Eid-ul-Fitr 2021” from 8th -16th May 2021 to arrest further spread of the contagion.

The forum further states that all markets, businesses and shops will remain closed except essential services.

NCOC asked the authorities concerned to issue comprehensive SOPs for Youm-e-Ali, Itekaf, Shab-e-Qadar, Jumma-tul-Wida and Namaz-e-Eid before 1st May. There will be complete ban on tourism for both locals and outsiders.

The forum further said inter-provincial, inter-city, public transport except private vehicles will be banned. Taxis and rikshaws and private vehicles will be allowed with fifty percent occupancy, while additional trains will manage extra passenger load till 7th of next month thereafter normal train operation be resumed.

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