KARACHI: Sindh education department has announced three-day holiday of education institutions on account of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and local government elections in Karachi, Samaa reported.
According to officials, the government-run schools and colleges in Karachi will remain closed from December 3 to 5 (Thursday to Saturday).
The Chehlum will be observed across the country on Thursday, whereas local government elections are scheduled to be held in the city on Saturday.
Besides two-day ban on pillion-riding of motorbike in Sindh, authorities have beefed up security across the province to avert any untoward incident on Chehlum and municipal elections. â€“ Samaa
Story first published: 2nd December 2015