ISLAMABAD – The interior ministry on Wednesday announced a four-day holiday on the occasion of Eidul Azha for government organisations, semi-government organisations, banks and educational institutions.
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The notification stated the holidays will start from September 1 to 4 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday).
Eidul Azha will be observed on September 2 this year.
Eid al-Adha, or “Festival of Sacrifice”, is celebrated by Muslims to mark the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his son Prophet Isamel (Ishmael) to demonstrate their devotion to the Almighty.