Sindh government opposes the establishment of cattle markets, Says Nasir Hussain Shah

The Sindh government, on Friday, opposed the establishment of cattle markets in the province on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha 2020.

Nasir Hussain Shah – provincial minister for local government, on Friday, has stated that the provincial government opposes the establishment of cattle markets due to COVID-19 fears, and this has been conveyed to the federal government.

The provincial minister urged the people to resort to collective slaughter (Ijtemai Qurbani) and avail the services provided by various welfare organizations in this regard.

“People should reach out to their respective scholars, mosques and madressahs in their localities, and avail the collective slaughter services provided by them,” he noted.

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Prior to this, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani on June 29 held a meeting with the representatives of various welfare organizations and prominent madressahs to mull over the issue of animal slaughter, instructing deputy commissioners (DCs) of all six districts to assist NGOs and welfare organizations providing collective slaughter services pertaining to Eid-ul-Azha 2020.