PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has finally announced to observe public holiday on death anniversary of great poet Allama Iqbal, Iqbal Day will be observed on November 9, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
KP government announced on Saturday night that all the offices and schools under provincial government will remain closed on Monday.
Earlier, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan appealed to KP government to keep to observe holiday on Monday on birthday of Allama Iqbal.
He said new generation must be taught about the ideology and teachings of Allama Iqbal.
“Nations do not exist without ideologies, and Pakistan’s ideology is Iqbal’s ideology.” Imran said.
He further said that it is our duty to convey Iqbal’s message to our new generation and this message should be transferred from generation to generation.