HYDERABAD -- Deputy Commissioner Matiari, Ghulam Haider Chandio has directed the law enforcement agencies to keep strict vigil on Majalis and mourning processions during Muharram
and check everyone entering into the premises to prevent any untoward incident.
This follows the beginning of Muharram
, the first month of the Islamic calendar, which is based on the lunar calendar of the moon and lasts 354 days.
QUETTA -- Chief Secretary Balochistan capt retd Fazeel Asghar on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting in order to review the security plan regarding Muharram
ul Haran and Ashoura Processions.
The Punjab Home Department has banned motorcycle pillion riding in the province for two days in a bid to avoid any unpleasant incident during Muharram
proceedings and gathering.
RAWALPINDI -- In order to facilitate the citizens and ensure security, City Traffic Police (CTP) Rawalpindi on Sunday issued a comprehensive traffic plan for Muharram
Chief Minister Shah approved a ban on pillion riding from the night of 8th of Muharram
and ordered keeping 52 companies of Pakistan Army ready in case of any emergency.
Summary: Crescent moon will only be visible on August 31, making Sunday Muharram
LAHORE -- Lahore DIG (Operations) Ashfaq Khan said on Sunday that city police would ensure foolproof security for all mourning processions and sittings in the Islamic month of Muharram
PESHAWAR -- The provincial police department, along with other security forces in the province has devised a comprehensive security plan for Muharram
Deputy Commissioner Matiullah Khan while addressing the participants has stressed for unity among Muslim sects and expressed hope that as usual Muharram
will be observed peacefully in district.
KOHAT -- District Police Officer Wahid Mahmood paid a surprise visits to various Imambargahs and inspected security measures for holy month of Muharram
. He met with the administration of QaumiImambargah and Syed HabibImambargah and sought details majalis and other events in order to further tighten security.
Sunday, September 1, is likely to be Muharram
1, the first day of the Hijri New Year.