Eid holidays from May 10-15,

ISLAMABAD: Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in Pakistan would be observed from May 10-15, the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) said.

“Announcement of Eid Holidays from 10-15 May 2021 — clearly stating intention of reducing national mobility,” the statement from the NCOC said.

NCOC, in a bid to curb the spread of the virus, also announced comprehensive guidelines by the name of “STAY HOME-STAY SAFE — Eid-ul-Fitr-2021 from 8-16 May 2021”.

The NCOC has also banned chand raat bazaars, including mehendi, jewelry, and clothing stalls — from 8-16 May.

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced that it will not be issuing new notes on Edi ul Fitr this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.