Ashra-e-Rehmatul-il-Alimeen (SAWW) will be observed from 3rd of Rabi-ul-Awwal, announced federal minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday.
Briefing media about the decisions taken in the meeting, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that the cabinet also approved celebrating Eid Milad-un-Nabi with utmost reverence this year.
Eid Milad-un-Nabi is likely to fall on the 18th or 19th of October 2021.
He said Ashra-e-Rehmatul-il-Alimeen will be observed from the 3rd of Rabi-ul-Awwal.
The federal cabinet has also decided to grant remission in sentences of prisoners on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW).
The Minister said the cabinet also approved that the next census will be held as per de-jure rules and regulations. He said rules and procedures for the next census will be presented before the Council of Common Interest for approval.
He said modern technology will be used in the next census, while all other organizations like NADRA will cooperate for this purpose.
He said the delimitation of constituencies will be undertaken in the final phase of the census.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said the cabinet approved a relief of seven rupees per unit on the consumption of electricity for consumers, who will shift their heaters and geysers from gas to electricity during winters and consume less gas.