Due to Ashura, the Federal Government has declared a two-day holiday on August 8 and 9. (9th and 10th Muharram).
The Federal Cabinet approved the two-day public holiday for Ashura on August 8 and 9, 2022, according to the notice (Monday and Tuesday).
For informational purposes only, the Prime Minister therefore proclaims the 8th and 9th of August, 2022 (Monday and Tuesday), as public holidays in honour of Ashura (9th & 10th Muharram 1444 AH).
It is important to note that it is anticipated that mobile phone service will be shut off for security reasons in a number of locations along the Muharram procession route. A notification will likely be issued in this respect.