The Sindh government declared a two-day ban on pillion riding throughout the province for the 12 Rabi-ul-Awal celebrations on Friday.
Banning of Pillion Riding
This ban will take place on the 11th and 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal in all province cities, including Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, and Larkana.
There are a few exceptions despite the rule. Women, children under the age of 12, older persons, uniformed security personnel, critical service workers, and journalists are exempt from the restriction. These people are immune from the restrictions if they have an official ID or a press card.
Federal Government & SBP
The federal government has also announced a national holiday in honour of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, which falls on September 29th this year.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has stated that it will be closed on Eid Milad-un-Nabi, September 29, 2023.
Commercial banks, as well as the banking sector, will be closed on that day. The Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX) has already said that it will be closed on the same day.
Every year, Muslims around the world commemorate the birthday of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) on the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, also known as Eid Milad-un-Nabi.
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