Islamabad Capital Territory Administration has issued the official announcement of stay home – stay safe for Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 (from 8th to 16th May) due to current spike of Covid-19 in Pakistan to implement the complete ban on Tourism, Transport, Bazaars and Commercial Activities 2021 ICT.
All tourist spots, picnic points (both formal & informal) tourist resorts and hotels/restaurants in / around tourist spots will be closed as well.
ICT Imposes Lockdown 2021 Before Eid-ul-Fitr
These tourist spots/ parks include but are not limited to Lake View Point, Faisal Mosque, Pakistan Monument, Murree Point, Peer Sohawa, Shrines, F-9 Park, Jasmine Garden, Damn-e-Koh, Rawal Dam, Shandra Hill Station, Trails (for picnic purposes), Shakar Parian, and Lok Virsa Center. Travel nodes leading to tourist spots/picnic areas, tourist destinations like Murree, Galiat, Northern areas will be closed. All public parks, shopping malls etc. will also remain closed.
Ban on Transport:
All kinds of inter-provincial, inter-city and intra-city public transport will be banned to, from & within Islamabad. This ban will not be applicable to private vehicles, taxis / cabs, rickshaws with 50% occupancy and medical / other emergency services transport.
Ban on Chand Raat Bazaars:
All bazars on chand raat will be closed including mehndi, jewelry / ornaments and clothing stalls etc.
All markets (marakiz, malls etc) commercial activities, businesses and shops will remain closed except essential services
Closure of Tourist Spots:
All tourist spots, picnic points (both formal & informal), tourist resorts and hotels/restaurants in / around tourist spots will be closed as well.