ISLAMABAD – Educational institutions across Pakistan will observe eight holidays in month of February due to upcoming general elections in the country.
The general elections are scheduled to take place on February 8 as nearly 18,000 candidates will take part in them, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
Multiple media reports citing sources suggest that the holidays will begin from Feb 4 (Sunday) followed by Kashmir Day holiday on Feb 5.
They added that there will be holidays from Feb 6 to 10 for general elections in the country and there will be weekly off on Sunday (Feb 11).
It means schools, colleges and universities will reopen on Feb 12.
Meanwhile, government and provincial governments are yet to issue notification in this regard.