The federal capital has banned pillion riding of motorcycles for a day.
According to details, in order to maintain law and order on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the pillion riding of the motorcycle has been banned in the federal capital for one day.
Section 144 has been enacted to ban double riding of motorcycles and a notification has also been issued in this regard.
The notification said that the ban on double riding of motorcycles in Islamabad will be in force till midnight on October 30.
The notification further said that violators of double riding could face fines, arrests or both while the decision was taken to maintain law and order on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Earlier, the Government of Sindh on Friday announced a public holiday on 12th Rabi ul Awwal.
A notification issued by the home department stated that Friday, October 30, will be a province-wide holiday.
Muslims around the world celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), known in Arabic as the Mawlid al-Nabawi holiday and locally as Eid Milad un Nabi, on the 12th of Rabi ul Awwal, which is the third month in the Islamic lunar calendar.
Muslims mark the day with utmost solidarity and respect. They spend the day for prayers, fasting, or recitation. Muslims mark the day on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi Al-Awwal, which is the third month of the Islamic year.