Source:Associated Press Of Pakistan (Islamabad)
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sent a letter to the Pakistan Minitry of the Interior asking the government to declare the date of the upcoming parliamentary elections, Saturday, May 11, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Pakistan.
The aforementioned declaration of Saturday, May 11, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Pakistan, if approved, would be in addition to the list of official 2013 non-working public holidays in Pakistan as released by the Ministry of Interior, in consultation with Karachi's Meteorological Department, earlier this year (2013-02-04).
The date of previous elections, both parliamentary and presidential, have on occasion been declared one-off non-working public holiday throughout Pakistan (2008-08-22 and 2002-09-10).
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