- Fireworks will begin with slow motion and end on high note.
- Pakistan government has issued warning for strict action against aerial firing
- Government has also issued instructions to strictly follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) amid coronavirus pandemic.
- Asif Bhutto Zardari requested the general public to not indulge in aerial firing.
New Year 2021: Pakistan is all set to celebrate New Year night where the locations are finalized for fire-works and other celebrations. Pakistan government has issued warning for strict action against aerial firing. Government has also issued instructions to strictly follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) amid coronavirus pandemic.
When the clock will hit to 12’o clock, fireworks will begin with slow motion and end on high. A live music concert will also be held as part of the family gala to be held by Light-up Islamabad.
A large number of people are expected to gather at malls, markets and bazaars to observe and celebrate the spectacular demonstration of fireworks.
Praying congregations for the upcoming year are also expected.
Islamabad is all set to welcome New Year 2021 with family gala, live music concerts, dancing fountains, unlimited fun, amazing games and food especially at the popular fun spots.
The local organizations have also deliberated amazing celebrations that include bonfire, Barbq, dinner and cultural performances.
For the lovers of unconventional things, there are some very interesting getaways lined up for celebrating the 31, December 2021. For all those, who do not fancy partying can celebrate the new beginning by gazing at the New Year fireworks at some of the best destinations and rooftop restaurants in the city.
The capital police have taken high measures to ensure foolproof security at markets, entry and exit points and open places of Islamabad.
The health authorities have also warned the residents to observe Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Islamabad District administration has also issued a set of guidelines to the organisers of family galas, celebratory programmes and social gatherings urging them to ensure observance of SOPs by the visitors.
Around 4,000 police personnel will be deployed in Rawalpindi and Murree to control traffic violations and make sure the overall situation of law and order on New Year eve.
The Deputy Commissioner (DC), Rawalpindi Captain (r) Anwar-ul-Haq has warned violators to take strict action against them. He said that aerial firing is completely banned in city violators would face action according to Section 144.
Police officials are continuously raiding at different bazaars including Narankari Bazaar, Namak Mandi Bazaar, Ratta, Gangmandi Bazaar, Pirwdahi Bazaar and several other localities to search fireworks. There are several big godowns where people making fireworks for selling.
The administration has directed to deploy police officials here at every nook and corner of city but particularly on the main thoroughfares of Rawalpindi including Murree Road, Mall Road, GT Road, Airport Road and Bank Road.
On this occasion, Asif Bhutto Zardari requested the general public to not indulge in aerial firing.
“Your stray bullet could end an innocent life, Ambassador for Polio Free Pakistan” Asifa Bhutto Zardari said in message on Twitter about New Year 2021 celebrations.
Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s daughter spoke about aerial firing and celebrating responsibly.
“When the clock strikes midnight, don’t indulge in aerial firing! Your stray bullet could end an innocent life,” Asifa wrote.
She advised people not to make their celebration a cause for grief for someone else.