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Sacrificial animals sale and cattle markets within cities banned

Sacrificial animals sale and cattle markets within cities banned

Sacrificial animals sale and cattle markets within cities banned strictly across the country.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza made this announcement, while addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday afternoon.

Sacrificial animals sale and cattle markets within cities banned

He announced ban on the sale of sacrificial animals and establishment of cattle markets within cities strictly across the country.

He said that special preparations have been made in consultations with all stakeholders to implement Standard Operating Procedure during Eid Days.

Dr Zafar Mirza said that the pandemic will further spread if SOPs not followed by the citizens.

The SAPM further said SOPs should also be followed during offering of Eid Prayers.

He advised citizens to prefer purchasing of Sacrificing animal through online instead of going to cattle markets.

He also urged the people to prefer collective sacrifice arranged instead of individual fulfilment of the ritual to maintain social distancing and contain the spread of coronavirus.

On the other hand, Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said that building one’s own house no longer a dream, as it has become a reality.

He said this in a tweet.

Murad said for low income people, building a house through the construction relief package of the Prime Minister has now become very easy.

 

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