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Youm-e-Takbeer: Educational institutes to remain closed tomorrow; exams put off in Sindh, Punjab

By News Desk

May 27, 2024 09:53 PM


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As the nation is marking the Youm-e-Takbeer tomorrow ( May 28), the day has been declared a public holiday.

All the educational institutions and departments will remain closed tomorrow and notifications have been issued while the exams have been put off.

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The Karachi University and the Federal Urdu University will also remain closed on May 28 while the exams have been put off. The new date for the exams will be announced later, said a statement.

Sindh Minister for Universities and Boards Muhammad Ali Malkani confirmed the exams are put off and tomorrow will be a holiday.

Similarly, the Lahore Board of Intermediate put off tomorrow’s exams/practical, stating it will remain closed on account of Youm-e-Takqbeer.

The University of Health Sciences announced its affiliated institutes will remain closed tomorrow.

Earlier, Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif announced that May 28, Youm-e-Takbeer, will be an official holiday. "On this day, the entire nation resolved to uphold the integrity of Pakistan, rejecting any compromise on national defence despite external pressures," he stated.

The Prime Minister called for political and defence forces to unite under the green crescent flag, reinforcing the country's defence.

He highlighted that Youm-e-Takbeer is a day to renew the pledge to thwart the intentions of both external and internal enemies who seek to destabilize the nation through anarchy.

Sharif paid tribute to former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and the Pakistan Army for their roles in strengthening the country's defence. He also honored the scientists who were pivotal in initiating and sustaining Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's nuclear program.

"We pledge that, just as we made the defence of this country impregnable on May 28, we will work tirelessly to ensure Pakistan's economic security," the Prime Minister declared. He urged the nation to unite against both external threats and internal chaos, committing to hard work and firm belief in the country's future.

Prime Minister Sharif's declaration of Youm-e-Takbeer as an official holiday underscores the significance of this day in Pakistan's history, marking the nation's determination to safeguard its sovereignty and security.

 

 

 


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