Islamabad (Web Desk): Shab-e-Barat is being observed tonight (Monday) in Pakistan and across the world to seek forgiveness from Allah Almighty.
On this night, Muslims offer special prayers for the security and prosperity of Ummah.
Special religious gatherings will be held throughout the country, and people will also visit graveyards to say prayers at the graves of their loved ones.
Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad in a statement has appealed the people to seek forgiveness from Allah on Shab-e-Barat as the coronavirus pandemic seems to be spreading far and wide.
He urged the Muslims to strictly follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines especially in mosques to control the spread of deadly disease.
Meanwhile, the Sindh govt has announced a public holiday on March 30 on account of Shab-e-Barat.
As per the notification issued in this regard, all government and private educational institutions across Sindh will remain closed on March 30.