Source:Associated Press Of Pakistan (Karachi)
Posted: Monday, January 14, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: 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.
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Pakistan 2013 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.