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Pakistan announced public holiday on March 1

ISLAMABAD: A public holiday on March 1 announced for Islamabad and Rawalpindi as Pakistan finalised security plan for Economic Coordination Organisation (ECO) summit 2017, thenewstribe.com reported.

A high-level meeting held on Monday in Islamabad where Interior Ministry announced public holiday for Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Alternative traffic plan for the residents of twin cities also finalised and announced by the local administration.

According to TheNewsTribe’s correspondent, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan chaired a meeting to review security measures for ECO summit. Representatives from police and civil administration attended the meeting.

Islamabad administration issued security plan for the upcoming ECO meeting, stating that all educational institution and offices will be closed at 1 pm on Tuesday (tomorrow), while there will be a public holiday in twin cities.