Minister of Interior Ahsan Iqbal announced the Eid-UL-Azha holidays in his Twitter account
According to the report, the Ministry of Interior officials announced the Eid-UL-Azha holidays. On this Wednesday written notification is issued. The Government of Pakistan announced for holidays to celebrate the Eid-UL-Azha. The Eid-UL-Azha will be celebrated on the 10th of Zil Hajj, September 2 Saturday.
1-4 September holidays for eid ul azha approved by Ministry of Interior.
— Ahsan Iqbal (@betterpakistan) August 23, 2017
The holidays are starting from this Friday, September 1, to Monday, September 4. The holiday includes the 9th of Zil hajj a Day of Arafah (Youm-e-Arafat). Interior Minister shared the official notification of the Eid holidays on his official Twitter account, saying that Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday shall be public holidays.
Moreover, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee confirms the moon is sighted on Wednesday so Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Saturday, September 2. Given below image is the screen shoot of the official notification by the Interior Ministry of Pakistan for Eid-ul-Azha holidays.
However, the Eid-ul-Azha will celebrate on on September 1 and August 31 will be the Day of Arafah in all Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Share your views with us by leaving comments in the comments box given below!