KARACHI: The Sindh government has made two important announcements regarding Eid-ul-Adha. According to the government, it will be prohibited to collect sacrificial skins without permission, while people shall turn to welfare agencies for sacrifice.
Only registered organizations will be able to collect sacrificial skins. The second-order said that SOPs should be implemented in cattle markets.
The notification also said that cities should not ignore social distancing at the time of sacrifice, as there is a risk of spreading corona. With the permission of Commissioner Karachi, cattle markets will be set up at designated places, however, violations will be dealt with in accordance with the law.
The statement further said that the permission of the commissioner and deputy commissioner would be required for the collection of skins. Banned organizations will not be allowed to collect skins.
The risk of spreading the coronavirus from the cattle market may be higher. Contact reputable and authoritative charities for civic sacrifice. With the permission of Commissioner Karachi, cattle markets will be set up at designated places. The team will visit the market to monitor the situation.
The notification issued regarding the skins states that setting up camps for collecting sacrificial skins is prohibited. Carrying weapons will not be allowed during Eid-ul-Adha.