LAHORE: Government of the Punjab has announced a public holiday on 16th December, 2015 in the memories of the MARTYRS of Army Public School (APS) Peshawar.

Home Department of Punjab Government has issued a Notification of holiday. According to the notification all private and government schools including offices will be remain closed.


Earlier, Khyber PakhtunKhwa government had announced a public holiday in Peshawar on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 on the first anniversary (Barsi) of Army Public School Attack.

KPK Government has issued a notification of public holiday in Peshawar, District of KPK, Pakistan.

It is to be kept in mind that terrorist stormed in the APS Peshawar on December 16, 2014, opened the fire on the students and took lives of more than 140 students, teachers and other school staff.