Commemoration of 12th Rabi-ul-Awal is well underway in the city.

Processions are planned in various neighborhoods of the city in the days leading up to Sunday. These will culminate with 3 major processions on Sunday 4th January/12th Rabi-ul-Awal

UPDATED Procession Routes for Sunday 4th January

M.A.Jinnah Road will be the main procession route with all three processions passing through it at some point. 

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Processions will be held all day commencing 9am on M.A.Jinnah Road Karachi.


Security Measures to be expected:

– Road Blocks/Diversions.

– Pillion Ridding Ban effective until 3rd & 4th Jan

– Closure of shops, restaurants, businesses, petrol pumps & public places on Procession Routes.

– Mobile phone shutdown EXPECTED  4th Jan

– Ban on display/carrying of weapons

– Snap security checks by various law enforcement agencies


What you must do:


– Carry original valid ID documents on person

– Keep valid vehicle documents (license, registration, authority letter)

– Fill fuel tank (Petrol, CNG)

– Do not argue or challenge law enforcement officers, be courteous and comply with their orders

– Ensure landline numbers of key contacts (personal/official/authorities) are available

– Tune in to media (tv, radio) for latest news

– Use ATMs prior to the holiday & maintain sufficient funds in cash 


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