Karachi: Mayor Wasim Akhtar has declared September 14, 2017, a local holiday on the occasion of the annual Urs of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi (R.A) and all offices under the jurisdiction of KMC will remain closed on the day.
Sindh Minister for Information, Labour and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah formally inaugurated the three-day 1287th Urs celebrations of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi on behalf of the Sindh governor on September 12.
Devotees from all over the country have been making their way to Karachi to attend the Urs.
Fool proof security measures are in place for the event and search operations in and around the area have been taken care of by the bomb disposal squad.
Shah stated that all possible measures to ensure security at the shrine are being taken.