Pakistan announces long Eid Al Fitr break

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Pakistan announces long Eid Al Fitr break

Islamabad - Ministry of Interior issues circular on Tuesday.

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Published: Wed 29 May 2019, 6:50 PM

Last updated: Wed 29 May 2019, 8:59 PM

Pakistan's Ministry of Interior announced Eid Al Fitr holidays via a circular issued on Tuesday.
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The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday announced a four-day holiday on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.
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According to a notification issued by the ministry today, June 4-7 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) will be public holidays. However, combined with Saturday and Sunday (weekend in Pakistan), citizens will enjoy a 6-day long break.

Earlier, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had said that Eid Al Fitr would fall on June 5, according to the lunar calendar prepared by his ministry.
However, the official moon-sighting of Pakistan will still convene to officially announced the beginning of Shawwal.

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