NCOC decides to impose ban on inter-provincial, inter-city travel during Eid holidays – Press Note issued by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Islamabad, April 27, 2021 (PPI-OT): National Command and Operation Centre has decided to impose inter-provincial and inter-city travel ban during Eid holidays. According to a circular of the Interior Ministry, the NCOC, which met in Islamabad today (Tuesday) also decided to impose complete ban on tourism from 8th to 16th of the next month, including Eid holidays. It further states that tourist resorts, public parks, restaurants and hotels in and around tourist spots as well as shopping malls will remain closed. It adds that travel nodes leading to tourist spots will remain closed with special focus on Murree, Galiyat, Swat-Kalam, Sea View, beaches and Northern Areas.

NCOC decided that uninterrupted electricity supply during Eid holidays should be ensured. Locals of GB will be allowed to travel back to GB during Eid holidays. It also called for timely issuance of SOPs and guidelines for Itekaf, Shab-e-Qadar, Jamma-tul-Wida and Namaz-e-Eid.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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