Islamabad (November 8, 2013) :: The federal government of Pakistan has announced a public holiday on 135th birth anniversary of Hazrat Allama Muhammad Iqbal (RA). On Saturday, November 9th, 2013, there will be general public holiday in all over Pakistan, including Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Balochistan Provinces and Azaad Jammu and Kashmir. Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan. His date of birth is November 9, 1877 and date of death is April 21, 1938.
All the schools, government offices, and banks would be remain closed on Iqbal Day. A notification has been issued in this regard..