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Pakistan Announces Youm- e-Ashoor Public Holiday

Source: Associated Press Of Pakistan (Islamabad)
Posted: Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Chairman of Pakistan's Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman, has announced that the Moon of Muharram-ul- Haram was not sighted in the country last night, which means that the first of Muharram will fall on December 8.

The aforementioned announcement means that the upcoming Youm- e-Ashoor public holiday will be observed on December 17, as was tentatively announced at the end of last year (2009-12-24).

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