Karachi commissioner announces public holiday on April 23

All public and private offices and schools will remain closed, reads notification

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Children eat corn on cob as they ride on a car against the setting sun on New Years Eve in Karachi on December 31, 2022. — Reuters
Children eat corn on cob as they ride on a car against the setting sun on New Year's Eve in Karachi on December 31, 2022. — Reuters

The Karachi commissioner has announced a public holiday on April 23 (Tuesday).

In a notification issued on Sunday, the authorities said all public and private offices and schools will remain closed in the metropolis.

The public holiday has been announced owing to the arrival of foreign dignitaries, as per the notification.

"In view of the visit of Foreign Dignitaries and to avoid inconvenience to the general public, Tuesday, the 23™ April, 2024 is hereby declared as Public Holiday in Karachi Division," read the notification. 

Karachi commissioner announces public holiday on April 23

It further said the essential services and officials involved in emergency duties will remain operational on April 23.