Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays 2021 by Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan has made an official announcement on 29th April 2021 in connection with Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 holidays.

The details of above captioned announcement in same is as under;

Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays Notification 2021

The current spike of COVID-19 in the country merits effective measures to arrest its further spread with special emphasis on reducing mobility during forthcoming Eid-Ul-Fitr. Comprehensive guidelines for “STAY HOME-STAY SAFE – Eid-Ul-Fitr-2021 from 8-16 May 2021” are appended below. These guidelines shall be read in conjunction with NPIs already notified by NCOC on 23 April and 27 April 2021:

Announcement of Eid Holidays from 10-15 May 2021 – clearly stating intention of reducing national mobility.

Issuance of comprehensive SOPs/guidelines for Yom-e-Ali, Itekaf, Shab-e-Qadar, Jumma-tul-Wida, and Namaz-e-Eid by 1 May 2021.

All markets, businesses and shops will remain closed except essential services including following

  • Grocery Stores
  • Pharmacies / Medical Stores
  • Medical Facilities and Vaccination Centres
  • Vegetable, Fruit, Chicken & Meat Shops. Bakeries
  • Petrol Pumps
  • Food Takeaways and E Commerce (Home Delivery)
  • Utility Services (Electricity. Natural Gas, Internet, Cellular Networks / Telecom, Call Centres) and Media

Ban on chand raat bazaars including mehndi, jewelry I ornaments and clothing stalls.

Complete ban on tourism for both locals & outsiders. All tourist resorts, formal and informal picnic spots, public parks, shopping malls, all hotels and restaurants in / around tourist / picnic spots to remain closed.

Travel nodes leading to tourist / picnic spots closed; focus on Murree, Galiyat, Swat-Kalam, Sea View / Beaches and Northern Areas and other tourist destinations Locals especially people of GB & AJK be allowed to travel back home.

Transport Ban on inter-provincial, inter-city and intra-city public transport except private vehicles, taxis/cabs, rikshaws with 50% occupancy.

Additional trains to manage extra passenger load till 7 May, thereafter normal train operation is resumed 70% occupancy along with stringent COVID SOPs be ensured.

Media Continuous messaging through print, electronic and social media on the theme ‘Stay Home – Stay Safe for Eid-ul-Fitr 2021.

Media channels to air Special Eid Holiday Packages (Movies, dramas and entrainment shows, etc) to keep public at home – uninterrupted electricity supply be ensured during Eid Holidays.

Pakistan Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays 2021 Schedule

Sr. NoDateDay
110th May 2021Monday
211th May 2021Tuesday
312th May 2021Wednesday
413th May 2021Thursday
514th May 2021Friday
615th May 2021Saturday

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