Pakistan's Ministry of Interior has alerted citizens about a fake circular that has been making rounds on social media. The circular claims a six-day holiday has been declared for security reasons. "Dear all, this notification is fake. The Ministry of Interior has not issued any such notification for holidays," the ministry wrote on Twitter. The fake announcement claims that the country has declared a six-day holiday from September 6 - 11. The supposed holiday would affect both private and public offices in the country. The circular even advises citizens to stay indoors and to avoid visiting Lahore. In another tweet, the ministry shared the original circular which states that September 6 was marked as Defence Day. Offices throughout the country were only be closed at 3pm for various activities related to the event. Copyright © 2019 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info). Disclaimer: The content of this article is syndicated or provided to this website from an external third party provider. We are not responsible for, and do not control, such external websites, entities, applications or media publishers. The body of the text is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither we nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this article. Read our full disclaimer policy here.