Sindh announces public holiday on Sept 22

KARACHI: The Sindh government Wednesday announced a public holiday on September 22 (Wednesday) to mark the Urs of saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.

According to a notification issued by the Sindh government, all offices, educational institutions, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies, corporations, and local councils falling under the Sindh government, except essential services, will remain closed on September 22.

The urs begins every year on 14th Safar (2nd month of Hijri calendar) and lasts for three days. As per the reports, the three-day ceremony of the Urs will begin with poetry marathons, literature conferences, and other activities.