Ministry of Interior has announced three-day Eidul Azha holiday from August 21st that is Tuesday to August 23rd that is Thursday. As per the notification issued by the ministry, there is no holiday on Monday, August 20th, and Friday, August 24th. it was expected that the government might give holidays starting from Tuesday to Sunday. But we will be disappointing most of our readers by informing that Friday is not a holiday.
The notification read, “ It is notified for general information that 21st to 23rd August 2018 (Tuesday to Thursday) shall be public holidays on the occasion of Religious Festival of Eid-ul-Azha.”
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Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee sighted the Zil-Haj moon in Pakistan and announced that Eid-ul-Azha will be observed on August 22, 2018.
Muslims all over the world except in Pakistan, Bangladesh and a couple of other countries will celebrate Eidul Azha on August 21st.
In remembrance of the willingness of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) to sacrifice the life of his son Hazrat Ismail for Allah, Eidul Azha is celebrated with full zeal and excitement. Animals are sacrificed by Muslims who can afford it and part of the meat is distributed between relatives, neighbors, poor, and needy.