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Public holiday in Rawalpindi on Saudi prince’s visit

Public holiday in Rawalpindi on Saudi prince’s visit
February 18, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government announced a public holiday in Islamabad and Rawalpindi on February 18 (on Monday) on the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Pakistan. A notification has been issued that said all the government institutions situated in Rawalpindi will remain closed on February 18. But the municipal corporation, Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA), WASA, police and the hospitals will remain open. Yesterday, the federal government had also announced public holiday in Islamabad on visit of Saudi prince. 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. It is pertinent to mention here that the public holiday was announced to ensure citizens are not inconvenienced during the crown prince’s visit. The Saudi crown prince is set to visit Pakistan on February 17-18, the Foreign Office confirmed on Friday. Earlier, he was expected to arrive on Saturday, February 16. The preparations had been finalised to give an “unprecedented warm welcome” to the visiting dignitary, who will be received personally by Prime Minister Imran Khan and his cabinet members at the Nur Khan Airbase on Sunday. Prince Mohammad, who is also the deputy prime minister and minister of defence of the kingdom, will be conferred with Nishan-e-Pakistan – the highest civilian award — during his visit to the country.
Islamabad wears festive look ahead of visit of Saudi crown prince
Islamabad, festive, visit, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman
The city is wearing a festive look ahead of the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday. Elaborate arrangements have been made to accord a historic and majestic welcome to the visiting dignitaries. The city has been decorated like a bride. Banners carrying slogans of Pak-Saudi friendship have been displayed across the city. Prime Minister Imran Khan and the federal cabinet members will welcome the royal guests. A big portrait of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been displayed at the Parliament House. Islamabad, festive, visit, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman A ladder carrying red carpet has been shifted to Nur Khan Airbase. Islamabad, festive, visit, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman Meanwhile, all the offices of the federal government and federal secretariat on the constitution avenue, Islamabad will remain closed on Monday except the essential staff of the ministries and departments of Interior, Finance, Cabinet, Foreign Affairs, Information and Broadcasting, Commerce and Trade, Board of Investment, President Secretariat and the Prime Minister’s office. A notification to this effect has been issued by the Interior Ministry. Meanwhile, Supreme Court of Pakistan will remain open on Monday and will hear cases as per cause list.According to a press release, Ministry of Interior will facilitate lawyers, litigants and staff of the Supreme Court at entry points to reach the apex court easily.
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