LAHORE : – International Labour Day also known as May Day is being observed across the world including Pakistan today (Tuesday) to renew pledge for protecting rights of workers.
Labour Day is an appreciation of the working classes promoted by the international labour movement and is celebrated on the first of May in many countries including Pakistan.
All government and private organisations, educational institutions and markets will remain closed today to observe Labour Day.
Different political and labour organizations‚ particularly the labour wings of political parties and professional bodies will organize programmes to highlight significance of the day and rights of the workers.
Seminars and rallies will also be held in different cities to pay tribute to those who laid down their lives in Chicago in 1886 for the rights of the labourers.