No Public Holiday on Iqbal Day November 9. There will be no public holiday on Iqbal Day, 9th November 2017 in Pakistan. The Interior Ministry of the government of Pakistan has not officially declared the public holiday on 9th November, 2017 as per the notification posted below.
It is important to mention here that the government of Sindh and KPK had officially declared the Public Holiday on Iqbal Day, 9th November,2016 in order to commemorate the Iqbal Day.
But there was no official public holiday across the country on 9th November 2016.
This year there will also no holiday on the occasion of Iqbal day 2017 as per notification below.
Interior Ministry Not Officially Declared Holiday on November 9
Will there be a holiday or no holiday on 9th November, 2016 on Iqbal Day in Pakistan? There are a number of rumors circulating on Social media that there would be public holiday on Iqbal Day, November 9. But the Interior Ministry of the government of Pakistan has not officially declared the public holiday on 9th November, 2016.
Mobile Phone Services to Remain Suspended On Independence Day of Pakistan
Interior Ministry of Pakistan has decided to suspend the Mobile phone services in Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Independence Day. In this regard the Ministry of Interior has sent a letter to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The cellular service will remain suspended on 14th August, 2016 in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, in order to avoid any troublesome incident.
The Mobile phone service will remain close from 6:00 am to 12:00Pm on Independence Day of Pakistan.