Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, government announces public holiday throughout the country
Islamabad: The federal government on Kashmir Day on February 5 declared a public holiday throughout the country, after which the public and semi-public institutions and banks would be closed for 3 days in a row.
Federal Ministry of Interior issued a notification according to which, on February 5 across the country Kashmir Solidarity Day will be celebrated firmly. To express solidarity with Kashmiris, one minute of silence at 10 am will be observed.
5th Feburary would be on Friday, all the banks and institutions would remain closed, Saturday and Sunday are off for the bank already, so 3 straight holidays for banks.