ISLAMABAD: The federal government has announced public holiday on 9th and 10th of Muharram which will fall on 20th (Thursday) and 21st September Friday.
The interior ministry has issued notification for the public holidays on Ashura.
Strict security arrangement has been made for the Muharram processions across the country. All the four provincial government has requested to shut the cellular services to avoid any untoward situation.
The provinces have written a letter to the federal government for closing the mobile service during Ashura.