Federal Government announces 3 day Eid holidays, Notification Issued – (August 20 to August 22, 2012)
Islamabad (Breaking News / August 9, 2012) –Interior Ministry, Federal Government of Pakistan has announced three-day Eidul Fitr holidays from August 20 to 22, 2012 (Monday to Wednesday).
According to the notification of Ministry Interior‚ Eid-ul-Fitr holidays will be observed from August 20 to 22.
Eid-ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and the beginning of three-day long celebrations.
On Eid day, Muslims wake up early in the morning to attend a special Eid prayer (salah). Muslims are encouraged to dress in their best clothes, new if possible, for the occasion.