Benazirs death anniversary Dec 27 to be a public holiday in Pak

November 14th, 2008 - 10:46 am ICT by ANI  

Benazir Bhutto

Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): The Pakistan Government is learnt to have decided to declare Benazir Bhuttos death anniversary on December 27 as a public holiday.

The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), which leads the alliance government in Islamabad, decided this at a meeting of its Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting here last evening.

The CEC met at Prime Ministers House with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the chair and finalised preparations for first death anniversary of the former premier, reported the Daily Times.

Badr further said that a postal stamp and a coin would also be issued on the day to pay homage to the former premier. The CEC also recommended the countrys Prime Minister to make endeavours for the nomination of Benazir for the Noble Peace Prize, the paper added. (ANI)

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