Wednesday, September 7, 2016


The federal government has announced a three-day holiday on account of Eid-ul-Azha falling on September 13.

According to a notification issued on Monday, the interior ministry said that all public and private offices would remain closed from September 12 to 14 for the religious holiday and it means people will return to work on the third day of Eid on Thursday.

 All government offices would reopen on September 15.
 Eid-ul-Azha will be marked in Pakistan on September 13 (Tuesday).

It is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two.

 On Friday, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee had announced that the Zilhaj moon was not sighted in the country and Eid-ul-Azha would be celebrated on Tuesday.

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