Muharram Holidays Notification 2023:
Important Information to Note On July 26th, 2023, the General Administration Regulation Wing issued the Muharram Holidays Notification 2023 for the Punjab Government. Holidays on Muharram This notification states that all government departments throughout Pakistan will observe public holidays on Friday, July 28th (9th Muharram) and Saturday, July 29th (10th Muharram).
It’s important to note that mobile phone services offered by Zong, Jazz, Ufone, and Telenor will be suspended during these two days. Additionally, public gatherings in specific areas will be strictly prohibited for security reasons. The government has the authority to impose Section-144 to stop processions, and certain areas or roads may be closed for the safety of Juloos.
Notification Regarding Public Holidays During Moharram 2023
On July 2nd, 2023, the Punjab Government released a press statement instructing all public offices in Punjab to adhere to its contents. The press release, numbered No.SOW-I(S&GAD)1-4/2018(P-III) states that the Government of Punjab will mark July 28th and 29th, 2023 (Friday and Saturday) as public holidays in observance of Ashura (9th and 10th Moharram 1445 AH).
To ensure that this announcement is widely disseminated, we request that all major English and Urdu Dailies at both national and regional levels publish the above press release and that it be given extensive publicity through electronic media.
Muharram-ul-Haram Holiday Schedule 2023 Holidays on Muharram
This is to inform all employees and workers in Pakistan, particularly in Punjab, that both public and private offices will be closed on the 9th and 10th of Muharram in observance of Ashura.
For the year 2023, the Muharram holidays will fall on Friday, the 28th of July, and Saturday, the 29th of July. Additionally, Sunday, 30th July will also be considered a holiday. The following schedule will be enforced for all public and private offices, banks, and departments:
|1||Friday||28th July 2023|
|2||Saturday||29th July 2023|
|3||Sunday||30th July 2023|
Ashura 2023: Government Offices in Punjab to Remain Closed
In observance of Ashura 2023, all government offices in Punjab will remain closed on the ninth and tenth of Muharram. This measure has been taken by the Pakistani government to ensure your safety and security, in case you face mobile SIM Disconnections.