The Inter¬ior Ministry on Saturday issued a circular regarding Eid holidays which stated that Pakistan will observe Eid holidays from May 22 to May 27.
— Ministry of Interior, Pakistan (Official) (@MOIofficialPk) May 16, 2020
According to the notification, May 22 to May 27, which is Friday to Wednesday, shall be public holidays.
Below is a copy of the Eid Holidays notification issued:
According to the spokesperson for the ministry of religious affairs, The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee will meet on May 23 (Saturday) in Karachi for the Shawwal moon-sighting.
Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman will preside over the meeting.
“Meetings of Zonal/District Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will be held at their respective Headquarters at the same time. The Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Islamabad will hold its meeting in the Ministry of Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony,” the statement read.
Only shops selling essential items such as grocery stores and medical services including medical stores will remain open during this period of Eid Holidays. All the markets, businesses and public places will remain closed.