Punjab government has launched a Bakar Mandi app for Eidul Azha. The app would have ads of animals along with their pictures, age, weight, and breed details. Thus, the Punjab residents can now buy sacrificial animals with a single click.
The app would also the buyers to buy an animal as per their choice from the comfort of their homes. It is a great initiative, especially amidst the COVID-19 situation. Purchasers would just have to give their name, phone numbers and the sellers have to give their ID card number.
On a side note, it has been reported that the federal government has decided not to open the guest houses and hotels before Eidul Azha. The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfi Bukhari stated this. He was talking to All Pakistan Guest Houses and Tourism Association delegation who called on him in Islamabad.
Bukhari said, “The decision to open the hotels and the guest houses will be taken after consultation with the province.”
Furthermore, he said that the standard operating procedures have settled. Now the decision regarding reopening of the guest houses and hotels will be taken after Eid, following the reviewal of COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country.
The delegation was also assured by Bukhari that with the State Bank of Pakistan, consultation will be done for interest-free loan.
It was also announced by Zulfi Bukhari, back on 13th July that the World Tourism Forum 2021 will take place in Pakistan. More than 1000 foreign visitors will attend the five-day event that will be held in 2021 in the country.
He said, “The World Tourism Forum will have three days for conference and two days for tourism.”