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Pakistan 2016 Ashura Public Holidays

Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad)
Posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Most recent follow-up news item: October 10, 2016

The Ministry of the Interior of the Federal Government of Pakistan has announced the dates for the upcoming Ashura (Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain) annual non-working public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2016, as Tuesday and Wednesday, October 11 and 12, 2016 (Muharram 9 and 10, 1438 AH).

As per the aforementioned announcement, the upcoming 2016 Ashura will be on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, in line with the Ashura public holidays in Pakistan announced in the "expected dates for public and optional holidays for the calendar year 2016" published by the Government of Pakistan at the beginning of the current year (2016-02-01).

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