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Pakistan Army asks media to keep public engaged at home

Pakistan Army has stepped in to provide quality entertainment to people on Eid-ul-Fitr as NCOC announces strict COVID-19 restrictions to stop the spread of the virus in the country.

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Pakistan Army has stepped in to provide quality entertainment to people on Eid-ul-Fitr as National Command Operation Center NCOC announces strict COVID-19 restrictions to stop the spread of the virus in the country.

Singer Fakhr-e-Alam shared a picture sitting with a production team and three Pakistan army officers in a board room of a news channel. In his tweet, he hinted at some exciting entertainment packages to be released on a TV channel for the audiences. Pakistan’s NCOC in its latest order released regarding the COVID-19 restriction for Eid-ul-Fitr had asked the media houses to broadcast quality films and serials for their entertainment as they would be restricted at home.

“Islamabad pre-production meeting on a very special project into the late-night….a big filming spell starts tonight…The next few days will be awesome, tiring, and entertaining…..” said Fakhr-e-Alam in a tweet.

He, however, did not reveal further the details of the project on social media. But the presence of three army officers in the pre-production meeting has piqued the interest of social media users as they are anticipating if ISPR is releasing a special film on Eid-ul-Fitr.

The government has released a list of series of restrictions including a domestic travel ban on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Public buses will not be allowed to operate, however, taxis and cab services will be available.

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A ban has been imposed on inter-city, inter-provincial, and intra-city travel. Only private cars can travel by following COVID-19 SOPs.

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The media houses have been instructed to show quality shows in the week-long Eid holidays announced.
Moreover, the government has also announced the closure of markets and shops on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, forcing people of Pakistan to stay at home.

Pakistan is under the influence of the deadly third wave of COVID-19. Cases have been rising exponentially with most of the hospitals across Pakistan reaching their maximum capacity. While the government is reluctant to impose a complete lockdown, it is resorting to stricter measures to control the movement of the people.

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