Peshawar 14th October 2015: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has announced a public holiday on the occasion of 1st Muharram 1437 Hijra.

Following to an announcement of holiday, there will be a public holiday on every 1st Muharram being the 1st day of Islamic calendar. The provincial cabinet has also seconded this decision that was official notified than after.


New Islamic Year 1437 has been started from tonight. 1st Muharram will be observed on 15th October, 2015. regarding the security measures i would like to inform you all that high security arrangements have been made by KPK government and by all other as well.

Not a single mistake will be tolerable by any security personnel through out the Muharram-ul-Haram.