Rawalpindi - District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall has announced local holiday in Rawal Town today (Thursday) on the occasion of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) while all the markets and bazaars of the city will remain closed.

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A notification in this regard has also been issued by the DCO yesterday. The notification says: “All educational institutions i.e. universities, colleges and schools (government as well as private) situated within the limits of Rawal Town Rawalpindi shall remained closed on December 3 due to Chehlum procession.” On the other hand, President All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association Abrar Ahmed announced that all the private schools would remain closed on teh occasion of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).