Source:State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi)
Posted: Sunday, July 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, August 1, 2011
The State Bank of Pakistan has announced a bank holiday on the 1st day of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak, 1432 A.H (ie. Monday, August 1st, 2011).
The aforementioned announcement is in line with the "expected dates for public and optional holidays for the calendar year 2011" which were released by the Pakistan Ministry of Interior, in consultation with Karachi's Meteorological Department, earlier this year (2011-01-03).
UPDATE: a later announcement by the SBP moved the Ramadan bank holiday to Tuesday, August 2, 2011.
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