Pakistan

Govt. announces four-day Eid holiday

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ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan on Tuesday announced a four-day holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr across the country, ARY News announced.

The Ministry of Interior has issued a notification announcing eid holidays from July 5 to July 8.

The federal government employees will enjoy six-day leave adding two weekly off days along with four-day eid holiday.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had earlier said that the chances of eid moon being sighted on July 5 are extremely high and Eid-ul-Fitr will most likely to be celebrated on July 6. The Met Dept also said that the Eid-ul-Fitr moon will likely to be visible along Balochistan’s coastal belt in Jiwani and Pasni areas.

The Central and Zonal Ruet-i-Hilal committees will meet on Tuesday, July 5, to sight the Eid-ul-Fitr moon.

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