Two holidays announced on Ashura 2016

07:09 PM | 7 Oct, 2016
Two holidays announced on Ashura 2016
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ISLAMABAD - The Interior Ministry has announced two public holidays on Ashura – 9th and 10th Muharram - which falls on Oct 11 and 12.

A notification has also been issued by the ministry on its website.

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According to the circular, all public  and semi-government institutions will remain closed on these two days.

Ashura marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Holy Prophet, at the battle of Karbala.