A notification has been circulating on social media stating that the federal government has introduced 4 days — Might 13-17 — as public holidays on the account of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Nevertheless, the Ministry of Info and Ministry of Inside clarified that no such statements have been issued by the federal government and the notification is pretend.
“Disseminating #FakeNews is not only unethical and illegal but it is also [a] disservice to the nation. It is the responsibility of everyone to reject irresponsible behaviour,” the knowledge ministry stated in a tweet.
In the meantime, the Ministry of Inside additionally issued an announcement on this regard. “The notification that states May 13-17 will be observed as holidays [on account of] Eid-ul-Fitr is baseless.”