Eid holidays in Pakistan: Govt announces six days off from May 22 to 27


Pakistan will observe Eid holidays from May 22 to May 27, a notification from the interior ministry said on Saturday.

According to the notification, May 22 to May 27, which is Friday to Wednesday, shall be public holidays.

On these days all businesses, public places, community parks and shops will remain closed with the exception of essential services such as medical stores.

Moon sighting committee to meet on May 23

The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee will meet on May 23 (Saturday) in Karachi for the Shawwal moon-sighting, according to the spokesperson for the ministry of religious affairs.

Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman will preside over the meeting.

“Meetings of Zonal/District Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will be held at their respective Headquarters at the same time. The Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Islamabad will hold its meeting in the Ministry of Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony,” the statement read.

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