Holy Ashura holiday rescheduled to Friday
Published: 03:57 PM, 18 August 2021 Updated: 07:26 PM, 18 August 2021
The Holy Ashura holiday has been rescheduled to Friday instead of Thursday.
This information has been given in a notification issued by the Ministry of Public Administration on Wednesday.
According to the notification, the National Moon Sighting Committee has decided to reschedule the Holy Ashura holiday on August 20 (Friday) instead of August 19 (Thursday).
It further states those offices whose schedules and holidays are governed by their own laws or whose offices, agencies and institutions have been declared as “essential jobs” by the government, their holiday will be re-determined considering the public interest as per their respective laws and regulations.