Faisal hints at ban on public transport on Eid

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Staff Reporter
Islamabad

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Faisal Sultan on Thursday hinted at ban on public transport during Eid-ul-Adha holidays
The SAPM said that vaccinated people will be al-lowed to visit tourist spots; however, warned that coronavirus related SOPs are being violated in Azad Kashmir election rallies.

Dr Faisal Sultan Thursday said the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha festival will be in a “limited, closed” envi-ronment, hinting at more restrictions to curb the virus spread amid fears of fourth wave.

When asked whether Eid-ul-Adha in Pakistan will be observed in a lockdown-type situation, the minis-ter responded by saying that the festival should be celebrated in a “limited, closed” environment.

He spoke about the new Delta variant of the coro-navirus, saying that the mutations in each new vari-ant of the virus make it very easy to “jump from one person to another”.

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