Govt announces public holiday in Islamabad on Monday

ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (INP): The federal government announced a public holiday in Islamabad on February 18 after the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman got delayed by a day.

The holiday was announced to ensure citizens are not inconvenienced during the crown prince’s visit.

Schools, colleges and offices will remain closed on Monday. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry also tweeted a notification that said all federal government offices situated on Constitution Avenue in the capital will remain closed on February 18.