Federal Government will announce national holiday on 9th November (Friday) all over Pakistan. 9th November is celebrated as Iqbal Day in Pakistan. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on 9th November 1877. Different cultural shows are held to marked the birth anniversary of the national poet.
Schools, colleges, universities, offices, banks will remain close on 9th November. People of Pakistan will enjoy the long weekend as many offices remain close on Saturday and Sunday.
In the coming weeks national holiday will also be announced on Ashura-e-Muharram. The holidays will be on 9th and 10th Muharrum-ul-Harram. National holiday will also be observed on Quaid-e-Azam Day i.e. 25th December.
Update: Federal Government has announced public holiday on 9th November.