Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar has declared a holiday on Monday, September 3, 2018, on account of Account of Abdullah Shah Ghazi Urs.
All departments and affiliated institutions of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation will be closed.
A notification has been issued by the office of Karachi Mayor for the local holiday, in accordance to the resolution number 594, dated 27-01-2005 passed by the City Council Karachi.
Every year, the Urs of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi is celebrated by Karachiites on Zilhaj 22, as per the Islamic calendar.
The Annual Urs of famous saint Syed Abdullah Shah Ghazi will be celebrated from September 1 to 3 under the administrative control of Auqaf Department, Government of Sindh.
The Governor Imran Ismail is expected to inaugurate the Urs on September 1 and it will be concluded by the Chief Minister Sindh on September 3.
Abdullah Shah Ghazi was an eighth-century Sufi saint and mystic. His shrine is located on a hill in the upmarket Clifton district, Karachi.
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