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KMC for all facilities for the Eid procession | Instant News


KARACHI – Karachi administrator Iftikhar Ali Shallwani on Thursday said that Karachi Metropolitan Corporation is in contact with all relevant departments and all facilities will be provided for processions in connection with Eid (Peace Be Upon Him). “I will monitor all arrangements myself and all stakeholders will take part,” the Administrator made this statement while speaking with delegates from the Council of Ahle Sunnat Rabita and Dawat-e-Islami in his office here. The Dawat-e-Islami delegation was led by Muhammad Yaqoob Attari while the coordinator Muhammad Hanif, Owais Raza Attari and Imran Attari were also present at the occasion. The delegation discussed matters relating to the arrangement of the Rabiul Awwal procession and asked the Administrator to complete the arrangement as soon as possible.

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Imran Khan to celebrate Eid al-Adha in Nathiagali – Pakistan | Instant News


Last updated when July 30, 2020 9:24 a.m.

Imran Khan to celebrate Eid al-Adha in Nathiagali

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Imran Khan will celebrate Eid al-Adha in Nathiagali.

According to the details, Prime Minister Imran Khan will spend Eid al-Adha with his family in Nathia Gali.

Imran Khan will offer Eid prayers and offer sacrifices there. After celebrating Eid al-Fitr, Prime Minister Imran Khan will return to Islamabad on Sunday.

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500 sites designated in Karachi for collective sacrifice during Eid al-Adha | Instant News


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Pakistan virus deaths drop, but government warns of surge in Eid al-Fitr, South Asia News | Instant News


Pakistan has witnessed an 80 percent drop in deaths from the corona virus but risks a surge in new cases after the upcoming Eid festival, a government health official said Sunday.

According to government data, Pakistan witnessed a daily death of the virus reaching around 150 in June. On Saturday, only 24 new deaths were reported on the previous day.

Zafar Mirza, senior health adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan, told reporters that six percent of those tested positive for coronavirus.

“The number of deaths caused by coronaviruses has dropped 80 percent in Pakistan,” he said.

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Overall, Pakistan has confirmed more than 270,000 cases including nearly 5,800 deaths.

However, some observers warn that these figures do not reflect the actual level of cases in Pakistan, with many people reluctant to be tested and the overall level of testing is still low.

Faisal Sultan, who helped lead the government’s coronavirus response, said on Sunday that only 23,000 of the 50,000 tests available had been used in the previous 24 hours.

The health ministry did not immediately respond to questions about why testing rates are so low.

Many people ignored social distance guidelines and flocked to mosques and markets during the last religious holiday that marked the end of Ramadan in May, helping trigger a subsequent surge in COVID-19 cases across Pakistan.

The increase prompted the World Health Organization to call for new closures throughout Pakistan.

For the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival, which starts Friday in Pakistan, Mirza said people should not flock to the animal market and urged them to “buy sacrificial animals online to prevent a surge in new coronavirus cases”.

“Any negligence … can worsen the situation,” he said

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Every DMC Karachi gets Rs10m to ensure cleanliness during Eid al-Adha | Instant News


The Sindh government will disburse a special grant of 10 million Rs to each of the municipal district companies in Karachi to help them make special arrangements for sanitation and other city service provision during the upcoming Eidul Azha holiday.

This was announced by Minister of Information and Regional Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Saturday when he chaired a meeting to finalize a strategy to make special sanitation arrangements on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. The meeting was attended by regional government secretaries, mayors of Karachi and Hyderabad, Karachi commissioners, and DMC chairmen in the Central, Korangi, East and West districts.

The Minister said directing relevant officials to involve representatives of selected local governments in the system being developed to dispose of sacrificial animal waste during Eid al-Adha. He said the government would fully support representatives of selected local governments in this matter.

Shah added that the government had the intention to act based on a comprehensive and joint strategy in collaboration with selected local government systems so as to provide important city and sanitation services during religious festivals.

Regional Government Secretary Roshan Ali Shaikh claims that special places have been appointed in each union council to sacrifice animals on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

He said such a strategy had been adopted so that the remnants of sacrificial animal waste were not thrown away on every street, street or highway in the city.

He said that special landfill sites had been designated in the city for the disposal of sacrificial animal waste, and that landfill sites outside the city would also be used for this purpose.

Shaikh said a comprehensive strategy had been adopted in consultation with all stakeholders for the timely disposal of sacrificial animal waste.

Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said that launching a sanitation effort before Eidul Azha was a good effort that would produce long-lasting results. He said the number of trucks used to carry sacrificial animal waste must be increased.

The minister asked the regional government secretary that the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) must continue to maintain relations with the DMC chair for an effective sanitation strategy on the occasion of Eidul Azha.

He asked the managing director of SSWMB to make special arrangements for the rapid disposal of sacrificial animal innards.

He also asked the Karachi commissioners to direct the deputy commissioners in each Karachi district to visit areas in their jurisdiction to oversee the sanitation arrangements implemented there.

The elected local government representatives thanked the minister for holding a joint meeting to hold consultations with stakeholders on important sanitation issues on the occasion of Eid Al Azha.

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