Govt announces five days off for Eid

All state offices and institutions will remain closed from from July 17 to July 21


Web Desk July 07, 2015
PHOTO: AFP

The interior ministry on Monday announced a five-day holiday for the festivities of Eidul Fitr.

All state offices and institutions will remain closed from from July 17 to July 21.

Read: Moon-shy: Ramazan to commence from Friday in Pakistan

Eidul Fitr celebrations mark the end of the Holy month of Ramazan. Ramazan started on June 19 in Pakistan and is the holy month during which Muslims all over the world observe abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours.

Every year two Eids are celebrated in Pakistan as Peshawar observes Ramazan and Eid a day earlier.

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COMMENTS (5)

abcd | 5 years ago | Reply why can't we have the whole month off?? after all the Father of the Nation said "Work work and more work" but we are obviously wiser now!
raider | 5 years ago | Reply @Common Pakistani: how constantly obsessed you are with pti, your exertion to extract pti and imran khan out of nothing to satisfy your defeated inside merits appreciation, keep it up
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