Kashmir Day: Public Holiday on 5th February 2018 in Pakistan. In order to commemorate the Kashmir Day, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has declared a public holiday on 5th February, 2018 in Pakistan.
As per notification issued on 10th January 2018, there will be a public holiday on Kashmir Day, 5th February. On 5th February, all government, semi-government offices, educational institutions, and corporations will remain closed.
So there will be a long weekend for the government and private offices’ employees as the 5th February will fall on Monday.
About Kashmir Day
Kashmir Day is commemorated by people all over Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) in order to show their devotion for the people of Kashmir that they are not alone in their struggle for freedom.
Kashmir Day has greatest important across the world. Religious parties organize rallies, conferences, seminars on this day in Kashmir and AJK.
In 1990, Qazi Hussain Ahmad of Jamaat-e-Islami party had suggested a non-working day to highlight the issue of Kashmir and the government had decided to commemorate the 5th February as a public holiday in the country.
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