- Punjab govt points Eid vacation notification on Tuesday, saying that every one public establishments will stay closed from Might 10 to Might 15.
- Govt staff will get a further three-day off as Might 8 and 9 will fall on a weekend, whereas Might 16 will even be on Sunday.
- Govt introduced holidays after session with the NCOC.
Authorities staff in Punjab will be capable of get pleasure from 9 days of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, a notification mentioned Tuesday, as public establishments will stay closed from Might 10 to Might 15 throughout the province.
Though the notification from the Punjab authorities states that there might be a six-day vacation, it ought to be famous that Might 8 and Might 9 will fall on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, whereas Might 16 will even be a Sunday. Due to this fact, all authorities staff will be capable of take a nine-day break from work.
The notification was issued by the federal government after the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) really helpful that Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in Pakistan ought to be noticed from Might 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 tips by the title 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 mehndi, jewelry, and clothes stalls — from 8-16 Might.
Earlier, the State Financial institution of Pakistan (SBP) had introduced that it’s going to 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 an announcement.