ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that he wanted the nation to observe this Eidul Fitr in a different manner from the usual celebratory style to share the grief of those who have lost their loved ones in the Karachi plane crash and in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
In series of tweets, he said, “I want our nation to observe this Eid in a different manner from the usual celebratory style. First, let us think of & pray for all those families who have been deprived of their loved ones by the plane crash tragedy & all those who have lost their lives to COVID19.”
He also urged the nation to observe standard operating procedures (SOPs) with regard to controlling the spread of coronavirus by strictly adhering to the social distancing on the occasion of Eid.
“Second, everyone must remember to observe the SOPs in place for COVID19. The disease is with us & social distancing must be strictly observed throughout the Eid holidays, including during Eid prayers. May Allah bless our nation,” he further tweeted.