Pakistan's president condemns Valentine's Day

 
Pakistan's president condemns Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14. It originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honoring one or more early saints named Valentinus, and is recognized as a significant cultural and commercial celebration in many regions around the world, although it is not a public holiday in any country.

Since its start in the late 1500s, the tradition of celebrating St. Valentine's Day has spread around the world.

Pakistan is no exception, where the tradition has become so widespread that the country's president Mamnoon Hussain now goes out and publicly condemns the day.

- Festivals like this can lead to obscene behaviour.

The statement from Hussain comes shortly after the Kohat district made celebrations of the day illegal.

According to the BBC, the local government also told shops to stop selling products.

- Valentine's Day has no roots in our laws, and is contrary to our religion. Therefore, we have banned celebrations of the day, says Maulana Niaz Muhammad, a representative of Kohat district, to the BBC.

The news from the British channel comes after unconfirmed rumors spread that Valentine's Day would be prohibited in the country's capital Islamabad - like it previously was in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

This has since been denied by the Pakistani authorities.

If Pakistan were to prohibit the day on a national basis, they will not be alone.

A number of countries see the celebration as a symbol of Christian, western and capitalist values, rather than a celebration of love.

Muslim countries like Iran, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia have all enacted laws or sanctions to prevent celebrations of the day.

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