ISLAMABAD – The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday announced that it has not issued any order/circular regarding half day local holiday on February 28 and local holiday on March 1.
In a notification issued here, the Ministry said circular no. 2/4/2014-Public dated February 28, 2017, attributed to it was fake.
The ministry clarified that Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICT) and Rawalpindi District Administration have declared a half day local holiday on February 28 and local holiday on March 1 in connection with Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit in Islamabad.
The circulars issued by ICT and Rawalpindi administrations were correct and according to these, there would be a local holiday on March 1.
However, a fake notification was posted on social media issued with the fake signature and it was showed that the circular has been issued by the Ministry of Interior.
The Ministry of Interior has clarified that the circular attributed to it was fake. – APP