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Government announces three Eid-ul-Fitr holidays

July 31, 2013 - Updated 231 PKT
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ISLAMABAD: The federal government of Pakistan has announced Eid-ul-Fitr holidays starting from August 8 to 10, Geo News reported.


The Ministry of Interior made the announcement to this effect in a statement issued Wednesday.


In accordance with the lunar month of Shawwal, this year the holy month of Ramadan is likely to have 29 day and will conclude on August 8.


The government offices will reopen on Monday, August 12.


According to notification, Thursday, August 8, Friday, August 9, and Saturday, August 10 would be public holidays in connection with Eid-ul-Fitr.

Reader Comments
Please anyone could clear me that if it going to be 29 than would the eid should not be falling on Friday 09-08-2013 ?? As per my understanding the ramadan started on 11th July and 29 rozas mean the 29th ROZA will be falling on 08th August 2013. What is going on?? please some1 clarify.

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