Public Holidays in Pakistan in 2013

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Pakistan List of National and Regional Public holidays of Pakistan in 2013

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 03 Jan 3 Urs Mubarak of Hazrat Data Gunj Bakhsh Lahore only
Thursday January 24 Jan 24 Eid Milad-un-Nabi
Tuesday February 05 Feb 5 Kashmir Day Observed since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir.
Saturday March 23 Mar 23 Pakistan Day Commemorates the Lahore Resolution of 1940
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Labor Day Yom-e- Karegar
Saturday May 11 May 11 Public Holiday For parliamentary elections
Thursday August 08 Aug 8 Eid-ul-Fitr
Friday August 09 Aug 9 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Saturday August 10 Aug 10 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Wednesday August 14 Aug 14 Independence Day
Tuesday October 15 Oct 15 Eid ul-Azha Day 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Wednesday October 16 Oct 16 Eid ul-Azha Day 2 Feast of Sacrifice
Thursday October 17 Oct 17 Eid ul-Azha Day 3 Feast of Sacrifice
Friday October 18 Oct 18 Eid ul-Azha Day 4 Announced for Banks and Government.
Saturday November 09 Nov 9 Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal Sir Muhammad Iqbal was a prominent Muslim poet and philosopher
Wednesday November 13 Nov 13 Ashura Holiday 10th day of Muharram
Thursday November 14 Nov 14 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Wednesday December 18 Dec 18 Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Sindh only. Honours a notable Sindh Poet
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed by Christians only
Thursday December 26 Dec 26 Day after Christmas Observed by Christians only
Friday December 27 Dec 27 Martyrdom day of Benazir Bhuttu Sindh only.


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