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Youm-e-Ali: Educational institutes in Sindh to remain closed on April 1

Karachi: The Sindh government announced on Sunday that all educational institutes in the province will remain closed on April 1 (Monday) on account of Youm-e-Ali.According to a notification issued by the government, all the public and private educational institutes in Sindh will remain closed on Monday."With the approval of competent authority as per decision taken in the meeting of the Sub Committee of Steering Committee held on November 13, 2023, the School Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, hereby declares holiday on the account of Youm-e-Hazrat Ali (RA) Monday April 1, 2024," said the notification.Youm-e-Ali is observed on the 21st of Ramadan every year and large processions across the country are carried out to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA).The Sindh School Education and Literacy Department have officially declared April 1st (Monday), corresponding to Ramazan 21, as a holiday for all public and private educational institutions across the province in observance of 'Youm-e-Ali'. This decision, approved by the competent authority, follows the resolution passed during the meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Steering Committee held on November 13, 2023.