The federal government of Pakistan has declared May 1st as a gazetted holiday to celebrate World Labour Day. This means that all government and semi-government offices, as well as educational institutes, will be closed in the federal capital on Monday, May 1st.
And that’s not all – this announcement also means that we’re going to have a three-day consecutive holiday, starting from Saturday and ending on Monday! How awesome is that?
World Labour Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, is celebrated every year on May 1st to honor the contribution of working people. This day commemorates the struggles of the labor force for better working conditions, working hours, and pay.
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It’s also a reminder of the ongoing efforts to safeguard the rights of workers and promote equitable labor practices around the world. Many countries, including Pakistan, observe May 1st as a public holiday to acknowledge the significant role of workers in their country’s economies and promote their rights.
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On this special day, workers’ rights organizations and trade unions often hold rallies and events to raise awareness of labor issues and advocate for better working conditions and wages. So, let’s take a moment to appreciate the hard work of all the workers out there and enjoy our well-deserved holiday!