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Pakistan 2019 Ashura Bank Holidays

Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi)
Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019


The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that it would "remain closed on 9th and 10th September, 2019 (Monday and Tuesday) being 9th and 10th Moharram-ul-Haram, 1441 A.H. on the occasion of Ashura", on the occasion of the upcoming annual Ashura bank holiday of Pakistan and of the upcoming Ashura annual non-working public holiday of Pakistan.

The aforementioned announcement, by the Additional Director of the State Bank of Pakistan, Syed Imran Ali, that the upcoming Ashura (Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain) annual non-working public holiday in Pakistan for the calendar year 2019, would be on Monday and Tuesday, September 9 and 10, 2019, is in line with the Ashura public holidays in Pakistan announced in the "expected dates for public and optional holidays for the calendar year 2019" published by the Government of Pakistan early this year (2019-01-09).



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