Minister for Health, Abdul Qadir Patel has urged nation to strictly follow health guidelines during Eid-ul-Azha holidays and avoid unnecessary movements to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Talking to a news channel, he said public should avoid mass gatherings and follow all protocols and SOPs.
The Minister also appealed to religious scholars to ensure social distancing at mosques and urged the public to avoid hugging and shaking hands after Eid prayers.
Muslims usually crowd mosques and prayer grounds across the country to offer prayers and sacrifice goats and cows for the holiday. They also travel to tourist spots with families and friends during the vacation.—APP