The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has declared Thursday February 8th 2024, the day the nation goes to poll for general elections, a public holiday nationwide.
The election commission has also issued a notification for the holiday on Thursday, February 8.
The election watchdog said that the decision for public holiday has been taken to facilitate the voters so they can use their right without any hindrance.
The general elections scheduled for Feb 8 and voters will be given from 8:00am to 6:00pm to cast their vote.
Earlier the Punjab government had announced that all private and government schools, colleges, and varsities in the region will remain closed from February 6th to February 9th for the general elections.