Eid holidays from May 10-15


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Eid prayers provided on the Eidgah Sharif Darbar in Rawalpindi. — AFP/File 

The Interior Ministry has introduced Eid-ul-Fitr holidays from May 10 to 15 all through the nation, a notification mentioned Monday.

The announcement comes after National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) really helpful that Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in Pakistan ought to be noticed from May 10-15.

“Announcement of Eid Holidays from 10-15 May 2021 — clearly stating the intention of reducing national mobility,” the assertion from the NCOC had mentioned.

NCOC, in a bid to curb the unfold of the virus, additionally introduced complete pointers by the identify of “STAY HOME-STAY SAFE — Eid-ul-Fitr-2021 from 8-16 May 2021”.

The NCOC has additionally imposed a ban on chand raat bazaars, together with mehendi, jewelry, and clothes stalls — from 8-16 May.

Earlier, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had introduced that it’ll not be issuing new notes on Edi ul Fitr this yr because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Like last year, we will not be issuing new banknotes on Eid ul Fitr due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,” mentioned the SBP in a press release.