The circulating information on social media about a public holiday for “Martyr’s Day” on 25th May is completely false.

The Information Minister, Marriyum Aurangzeb, has addressed the reports concerning a public holiday on May 25, Pakistan Martyrs Day, and categorically clarified that these reports are untrue. In a Twitter notification shared by the Ministry, it was emphasized that spreading fake news is not only incorrect but also illegal, and it can have detrimental effects on the nation.

The Ministry of Information has officially confirmed that the notification regarding the holiday on Martyrs Day is fake. Previously, the Pakistan Private Schools Federation (APPSF) had announced the closure of all schools on May 25. However, it was clarified that board exams would continue as scheduled, and regular classes would resume on May 26.

Furthermore, summer vacations across the country are scheduled from June 15 to August 14, with schools reopening on August 15.

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