The Interior Ministry of Pakistan has issued notification declaring public holiday on 9th and 10th Moharram. This year, the holidays fall on 30th September and 1st October, 2017.
All the government organizations and private companies will remain closed due to 9th and 10th Moharram.
Processions will be carried out in all major cities including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and in all cities too.
The government has also issued notification for traffic diversion due to processions (Jaloos) as they pass through main roads especially in Lahore and Karachi.
The notification of holidays is given below: