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Christians celebrate Easter on 16th April! Monday declared holiday for the community in Pakistan!

KARACHI: Pakistan Government has declared Easter Monday as holiday for the Christian community!

Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, Catholics will observe Easter tomorrow (Sunday, 16th April) after forty days of Lent. During these days many believers pray, fast and give alms.

Symbolizing resurrection, (life-giving) eggs are presented during Easter.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.