KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday said it would be celebrating the 141st birth anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, clarifying that there would be no holiday in schools as was wrongly being circulated in the social media.

A spokesperson for the Sindh CM House said the government offices and schools and other educational institutions would be open as usual.

However, he added, as per directives of the federal government the educational institutions had been directed to celebrate the day in befitting manner by projecting Allama Iqbal’s philosophy and his important role in the creation of Pakistan.

Published in Dawn, November 9th, 2018