ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has issued a notification directing provinces to implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the remainder of Ramazan following the relaxation in lockdown and also for Eid Prayers.
In a meeting of the National Command and Operations Centre on 12 May 2020, certain decisions were made regarding the standard operating procedures to be followed for the remainder of the Holy Month and for Eid Prayers.
It was also decided during the same NCOC meeting that no procession will be allowed during the last Ashra of Ramazan and Youm-eAli. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan has already issued a notification regarding this decision.
Read more: KP Govt bans Youm-e-Ali processions.
Other decisions taken by the NCOC that are to be implemented in the country include:
- Already agreed upon 20 Points SOPs for Taraweeh and congregational prayers are to be implemented during remainder of Ramazan and for Eid Prayers as well.
- The implementation of these SOPs is to be ensured by the Provincial Civil Administrations.
- Social Distancing is to be maintained including all other guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health are to be followed.
- Violators will be death with in a strict manner in accordance with the law.