Public holiday of 9th and 10th Muharram
The Sindh government has declared 9th and 10th Muharram as a public holiday across the province.
According to the notification issued by the provincial government, there will be a public holiday on Wednesday and Thursday across Sindh.
Security is beefed up across the country for the many processions taken out by the believers.
The country has seen a raft of attacks at imambargahs and processions in the past.
Earlier in the month, Sindh government imposed a pillion riding ban in Karachi on the occasion of Ashura.