ISLAMABAD -As the countdown to Eid-ul-Fitr begins, the shopping of bangles, ready-made clothes, footwear, henna, perfumes, artificial jewellery, and cosmetics are dominating around the country.

Children and women are more enthusiastic about choosing new and unique design clothes to wear on the upcoming annual occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

The rush of the customers at the shopping malls is gaining momentum from the evening and continued till the closing of the shops before sehri, said a shopkeeper.

A great rush of girls was being witnessed on bangles stalls, said a vendor, adding that makeshift stalls of clothes and shoes.

including other items on cheaper rates are the only alternative left for the less privileged.

Markets and shopping malls have remained overcrowded with excited shoppers elsewhere in the country, said a male customer.