QUETTA - The number of official holidays for Eid-ul-Fitr by the Balochistan government has risen to five while the other provinces will observe four-day holidays.

As notified by the provincial government, all government institutions will remain closed from Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 1. Balochistan Chief Secretary has instructed all divisional commissioners, regional police officers, deputy commissioners, district police officers and assistant commissioners to remain present on their respective deployments during these holidays.