KPK Govt announced Public Holiday on Nov 9 (Iqbal Day)
Peshawar (Saturday, November 7, 2015)- Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced public Holiday on Monday, November 9, 2015 this year, This National day will be celebrated on the annual birthday of National Poet and Philosopher Sir, Dr, Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Three days before federal ministry of interior had issued notification/circular regarding cancellation of public holiday on November 9th 2015.
Earlier Chairman Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) ordered Govt. of KPK to declared 9th November , a public holiday in the province. He reiterated that although he is not in favor of too many pubic holidays in the country, but 9th November (Iqbal Day is) matter of special attention.