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KP govt announces May 1 as public holiday

PESHAWAR: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced public holiday on the occasion of labour day i.e. 1st May 2015 on Friday.This was stated in an official statement here on Tuesday.Meanwhile, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Acting Speaker National Assembly on Thursday said in Abbottabad that nation’s economic strength and vigor is

By our correspondents
May 01, 2015
PESHAWAR: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced public holiday on the occasion of labour day i.e. 1st May 2015 on Friday.
This was stated in an official statement here on Tuesday.Meanwhile, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Acting Speaker National Assembly on Thursday said in Abbottabad that nation’s economic strength and vigor is determined by the status and standard of living of its labour class and protection of their rights.
He said this in his messages on 1st May Day being commemorated world over Friday.Murtaza Javed Abbasi said that Pakistani labour force is rendering valuable services and contribution in the economies of other countries and was a great source of our foreign exchange earnings. He said that the present democratic government is pursuing labour friendly policies and have legislated for ensuring welfare of the labour class in the country.