ISLAMABAD - The federal government announced public holidays from July 29 to August 1 in connection with Eidul Fitr. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, all the ministries, divisions, government and semi-government departments and autonomous functionaries would remain closed for four days because of the Eid holidays starting from Tuesday and ending on Friday. The employees working in public sector will enjoy two more holidays because of the Saturday and Sunday to follow.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 18-Jul-2014