Islamabad: The government has announced Eid-ul Azha holidays from 26 to 29 October. The ministry of interior on Friday issued a notification in this regard.
Earlier on Thursday, the ministry sent a summary to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for his approval.
Eid-ul Azha would be celebrated on October 27 Saturday in Pakistan as crescent was sighted on Wednesday in the country.
Moreover, the government has decided to run two special trains from Karachi to Peshawar and Rawalpindi to Karachi to facilitate the people wanting to celebrate Eid with relatives in different pats of the country.