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Public Holiday Declared In Pakistan On December 25

Public Holiday Declared In Pakistan On December 25

The interim government issued a notification declaring December 25 as a public holiday to officially observe Quaid-e-Azam Day and Christmas. The Cabinet Division made this announcement, ensuring that both occasions are formally celebrated across the country. The State Bank of Pakistan has also aligned with this decision, declaring a public holiday on December 25. In a statement, the central bank mentioned,

“The State Bank of Pakistan will remain closed on December 25, 2023 (Monday) being a public holiday on the occasions of Quaid-e-Azam Day and Christmas, as declared by the Government of Pakistan.”

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This joint recognition of Quaid-e-Azam Day, commemorating the birth anniversary of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, and Christmas, a significant religious event for the Christian community, underscores the country’s commitment to acknowledging and respecting diverse cultural and religious celebrations. The public holiday provides an opportunity for people to participate in various events and activities organized in honor of these occasions and encourages a spirit of unity and harmony among different communities in Pakistan.