Declare Dec 30 as public holiday: EC

Staff Correspondent

19 December, 2018 12:00 AM printer

The Election Commission has urged the government to announce the voting day-  December 30 (Sunday)- as public holiday.

The EC has forwarded a letter singed by its joint secretary Farhad Ahmed Khan to the public administration ministry, requesting to take necessary steps in this regard.

The letter read, “The 11th parliamentary elections will be held on December 30 (Sunday). On the occasion, it is necessary to announce the day as public holiday.”

“It is requested as per order to take necessary steps to announce the voting day as public holiday,” the letter also read.