ISLAMABAD: Preparations for the upcoming Eidul Fitr have started gaining momentum as scores of buyers are seen in the prominent shopping malls of the twin cities. Despite rising inflation and escalated prices of garments, shoes and other accessories, Eid shopping is registering an upward trend in the markets. The illuminated shopping malls, displaying stalls of colourful bangles, jewellery and henna outside the shops are attracting the buyers mostly after Iftar, for the religious festival with traditional zeal.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 20th, 2011.
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