27th December 27 Public Holiday in Sindh is declared by the Sindh Government on Benazir Bhutto’s 16th Anniversary. Sindh province to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto with a public holiday on December 27, marking the 16th anniversary of her death.
In a fitting tribute to the late Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the Sindh caretaker government has declared Wednesday, December 27, 2023, as a public holiday throughout the province. This announcement comes just after another public holiday declared on Monday, December 25, for both the birth anniversary of Pakistan’s founder Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Christmas celebrations.
“The Government of Sindh has seen it fit to declare 27th December, 2023 as a Public Holiday throughout the Province of Sindh on the occasion of Shahadat of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed,” stated a notification issued by the caretaker Chief Minister’s spokesperson. The holiday applies to all government offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies, corporations, and local councils under the administrative control of the Sindh government, with the exception of essential services.
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This marks a solemn day of remembrance for the people of Sindh and beyond who cherish the legacy of Benazir Bhutto. She was the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan. While she left the world too soon, her contributions to democracy, women’s rights, and social justice continue to inspire generations.
Through this public holiday, the Sindh government acknowledges the enduring impact of Benazir Bhutto and allows citizens to pay their respects on this poignant anniversary.