KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar has declared local holiday on September 14, 2017 on the occasion of annual Urs of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi (R.A).
All offices under the jurisdiction of Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) will remain closed on the above occasion.
Sindh Minister for Information, Labour and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has formally inaugurated the three-day 1287th Urs celebrations of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi on behalf of Governor Sindh on September 12.
Three-day Urs celebrations of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi are underway in Karachi amid tight security.
On Tuesday, Sindh Minister for Information, Labour and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah Tuesday formally inaugurated the three-day Urs celebrations on behalf of Governor Sindh.
He laid wreath at the mazar and paid rich homage to the Sufi saint. In a statement, Nasir Shah said Sindh is the land of Sufis and holy men who preached and spread the message of love, peace, harmony and brotherhood among human beings.
He said that provincial government is committed to provide foolproof security to all visiting devotees.
Story first published: 13th September 2017