The government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has announced a nationwide optional holiday for Christians on the occasion of Easter Monday.
#Pakistan has announced an optional holiday for the “Day after #Easter” for its Christian citizens. The Christian employees can now take a day off to spend the day with their families and community. pic.twitter.com/NkmkFOwdhd
— Pakistan Defence (@defencedotpk) March 30, 2018
The interior ministry on Friday announced: “On special instructions of the Prime Minister, Monday will be an optional holiday across the country for the Christian community on account of Easter.”