No holiday on 9th November, clears interior ministry

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the interior ministry clarified that there will be no holiday on 9th November, pertaining to Allama Muhamamd Iqbal’s birth anniversary.

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“No notification has been issued by the interior ministry regarding this,” the spokesperson said.

Addressing a session of the National Assembly, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi said, “Naya Pakistan’s vision is to work seven days a week, 24 hours a day.”

He continued, “Prime Minister Imran Khan and federal cabinet have not taken a day off.”

November 9 is celebrated as Iqbal Day, a tribute to Allama Muhammad Iqbal who was born in Sialkot on November 9, 1877.

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