Imran Khan seeing off a pilgrim after inaugration of the 'Road to Makkah' project at Islamabad International Airport. Twitter photo
Under the project, the process of customs clearance of pilgrims is being completed at Pakistani airports before their departure for Hajj to prevent them from facing inconvenience at Saudi airports.
President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan, while congratulating the nation on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, urged them to keep adhering to precautionary measures as the whole world is being ravaged by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
Taking to Twitter after the announcement regarding the sighting of the Shawwal moon was made, the premier said he wants the citizens to "observe this Eid in a different manner from the usual celebratory style."
MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,217 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 527,519.
The latest precautionary measures must be observed, and performers and entertainers should be vaccinated against Covid-19.
On Monday the health ministry said around 280,000 cases and 4,106 deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours. Both numbers are almost certainly undercounts.