Sindh announces no Eid-holidays for health-care workers

Keeping in view the COVID-19 situation, the government of Sindh has on Friday announced no Eid-holidays for all health-care workers across the province. 

According to the issued details, except for the three gazetted Eid days, from 13- to 15 May, the vaccination centers will remain open on all federally announced holidays.

Eid holidays have been cancelled across Sindh for all healthcare workers on the government of Sindh’s payroll, that is, in view of the rising COVID-19 trend.

Separately to happen today, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), too, announced that the vote recount on the NA-249 by-poll will continue during Eid, cancelling Eid holidays of the provincial staff.

The ECP has decided that its provincial offices with necessary staff will remain open as vote recount will continue on the Eid days.

The election commission has issued a notification to abolish Eid holidays in the Sindh offices as offices of the returning officer and district returning officer will remain open.

Despite the boycott by all the political parties of national forefront except the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), the recounting of votes in the National Assembly (NA) constituency NA-249 by-election continued on the second consecutive day. 

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