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Petition Filled in LHC for Public Holiday On Iqbal Day

Petition Filled in LHC for Public Holiday On Iqbal Day


Sumera Saeed | November 7, 2017 | category: Holidays

Petition Filled in LHC for Public Holiday On Iqbal Day. We informed you recently that there will no public holiday on 9th November on Iqbal Day as per the notification of Interior Ministry of the government of Pakistan regarding the holidays in 2017.

Pakistanis have a great reverence for Iqbal Day as they tribute to poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal, who was born on Nov 9, 1877 in Sialkot. They want that the government should honor the day by announcing public holiday.

In this regard a petition has been filed in the LHC, nominated the federal and provincial governments as respondents on the matter of declaring Iqbal Day as a public holiday. The petitioner wants them to make sure that the status of Iqbal Day as a public holiday is settled for once and for all.

The petition sought early hearing of the matter so that this year a public holiday is confirmed on 9th November.

It is still remain to see if the LHC approved the decision in favor of petition and the federal government will declare the Public holiday on Iqbal Day.

For further updates stay tuned with daytimes.pk

No Public Holiday on Iqbal Day November 9

No Public Holiday on Iqbal Day November 9


Shahid | November 6, 2017 | category: Holidays

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.

No Public Holiday on Iqbal Day November 9

For further updates stay tuned with daytimes.pk

Public Holiday on 9th November in KPK

Public Holiday on 9th November in KPK


Sumera Saeed | November 7, 2016 | category: News

Public Holiday on 9th November in KPK

In Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has declared the public holiday on 9th November 2016, on Iqbal Day.

The Chief Minister of KPK, Parvez Khattak has officially declared the public holiday on 9th November, 2016 in order to commemorate the Iqbal Day.

All the public government and private institutes and offices will remain close on November 9 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.