NCOC says it’s intended to reduce national mobility
The government has announced a six-day holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr from May 10 to May 15.
It clearly states the intention to reduce national mobility, the National Command and Operation Centre said in a notification.
Muslims across the world celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr at the end of the fasting month of Ramazan.
There will be a ban on Chand Raat Bazaars, including mehndi, jewelry/ornaments and clothing stalls, the notification read.
Pakistan is currently battling a raging third wave of coronavirus infections.
The virus has killed 17,680 people and infected a total of 815,711 individuals in Pakistan.
The country has reported 708,193 recoveries. Currently, it has 89,838 active cases.