COVID-19: President Alvi urges nation to observe SOPs during Eid

COVID-19: President Alvi urges nation to observe SOPs during Eid

Islamabad (Web Desk): President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged the nation to observe precautionary measures and follow Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) during Eid Days to contain spread of corona pandemic, Radio Pakistan reported.


In his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha, Dr Alvi said that corona cases have significantly been declined in the country due to effective smart lockdown and discipline by the public. He said the government has adopted targeted smart lockdown and poor-friendly policies and provided financial assistance to deserving families at their door step through Ehsaas program so they could stay at home and follow SOPs.

The president also asked the people to avoid going to crowded areas and cattle markets. He urged that people to observe social distance and wear masks during Eid prayers and sacrificing animals and shopping and avoid hand shaking and hugging. He also asked the aged people to offer Eid prayers at home and avoid going to masques and gatherings as well.