Source:Associated Press Of Pakistan (Karachi)
Posted: Monday, January 14, 2013 Updated: Monday, February 4, 2013
The head of Pakistan's Ruyat-e-Hilal (moon sighting) committee, Mufti Munibur Rehman, has announced that the upcoming month of Rabi-ul-Awaal would begin on January 14, meaning that the upcoming non-working public holiday in Pakistan marking the birthday of the Prophet will be on Friday, January 25, 2013.
Note that the usual (2012-01-15, 2011-01-03 and 2009-12-24) announcement by Pakistan's Ministry of Interior, in consultation with Karachi's Meteorological Department, of the expected dates for public and optional holidays for the coming calendar year, have not yet been released for 2013.
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