Iqbal Day Holiday (9th November 2017) Rejected by Interior Minister

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Yaum e Iqbal Holiday (9th November 2017) Summary Rejected by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal

(News report published in daily Dunya on 8th November 2017)

 

Yaum e Iqbal Holiday (9th November 2017) Summary Rejected by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal
Yaum e Iqbal Holiday (9th November 2017) Summary Rejected by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal

Iqbal Day Holiday Summary rejected by Ministry of Interior. The Federal Government of Pakistan ministry of interior has rejected the summary regarding public holiday on 9th November Iqbal Day this year.

This holiday is not being included in annual holidays of Pakistan since 2015. The last Iqbal day holiday was given on 9th November 2014.

In annual holiday notification of 2015 the Iqbal day holiday was included but in the first week of November 2015 and other notification issue for cancellation of this holiday now in the last 2 years annual holiday notification Iqbal Day holiday is not being included.

Few days ago again summary of public holiday on 9th November sent to ministry but ministry of interior Ahsan Iqbal did not approve this.

The current year annual holiday notification of interior ministry Government of Pakistan was issued on 11th January 2017 vide circular No. F.No.2/4/-2016(public)/holidays.

While few day days the Aaj TV and ARY NEWS channel published news of restoration of Iqbal day Holiday on 9th November 2017. But no positive notification in this regard has been seen.

ایکسپریس نیوز کے مطابق مفکرِ پاکستان ڈاکٹرعلامہ محمد اقبال  کی یومِ پیدائش کے سلسلے میں اس سال بھی وفاقی سطح پر چھٹی نہیں ہوگی۔حکومت نے گزشتہ سالوں کی طرح  اس سال بھی یوم ِ اقبال پر 9 نومبر کو چھٹی نہ کرنے کا اعلان کیا ہے۔

وفاقی وزیرداخلہ احسن اقبال نے 9 نومبر کو یومِ اقبال پر ملک گیر وفاقی چھٹی بحال کرنے کی تجویز مسترد کردی جب کہ چھٹی کی تجویز مسترد کرتے ہوئے انہوں نے یہ شعر بھی پڑھا کہ

  • میسر آتی ہے فُرصت فقط غلاموں کو

  • نہیں ہے بندہ حُر کے لئے جہاں میں فراغ

 

Previous News report of Iqbal Day Holiday

Annual Public Holidays Notification 2017 Interior Ministry Federal Govt of Pakistan- Pakistan 9th Nov 2017
Annual Public Holidays Notification 2017 Interior Ministry Federal Govt of Pakistan- Pakistan 9th Nov 2017

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8 thoughts on “Iqbal Day Holiday (9th November 2017) Rejected by Interior Minister

  1. ZUCK

    yes we should to follow the rules OF OUR GOVERNMENT because our HOLY PROPHET (S.W.A) .
    SAY’S THAT IF YOUR GOVERNER OR YOUR LORD IS BLACK IN COLOR AND HAVE SMALL HEAD BUT WHAT
    HE SAY IT WILL BE DONE .

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  2. Fahad Irfan

    Why they are not giving this holiday.Allama Iqbal is our national poet and national hero.Please give this holiday.

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  3. Khurram

    It doesn’t matter to them because they laze around ever day, don’t they? So, every day is like a holiday for them.

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