Public Holidays in Pakistan in 2015

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Pakistan List of National and Regional Public holidays of Pakistan in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Saturday January 03 Jan 3 Eid Milad-un-Nabi Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Tuesday January 20 Jan 20 Chehlum of APS martyrs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa only
Thursday February 05 Feb 5 Kashmir Day Observed since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir
Monday March 23 Mar 23 Pakistan Day Commemorates the Lahore Resolution of 1940
Saturday April 04 Apr 4 Public Holiday Sindh only. Marks the death of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
Friday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Youm-e-Mazdoor
Wednesday June 24 Jun 24 Public Holiday Sindh only. Due to heatwave
Friday July 17 Jul 17 Eid-ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Saturday July 18 Jul 18 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Sunday July 19 Jul 19 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Monday July 20 Jul 20 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Tuesday July 21 Jul 21 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Friday August 14 Aug 14 Independence Day
Thursday September 24 Sep 24 Eid ul-Azha Holiday Feast of Sacrifice
Friday September 25 Sep 25 Eid ul-Azha Day 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Saturday September 26 Sep 26 Eid ul-Azha Day 2 Feast of Sacrifice
Wednesday October 14 Oct 14 Islamic New Year Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Wednesday October 14 Oct 14 Martyrdom of Hazrat Umar Farooq Sindh only.
Friday October 23 Oct 23 Ashoora 9th day of Muharram
Saturday October 24 Oct 24 Ashoora 10th day of Muharram
Saturday October 31 Oct 31 Public Holiday Punjab, Sindh only. Local elections
Monday November 09 Nov 9 Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal Will not be a national holiday in 2015
Friday November 27 Nov 27 Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Sindh only.
Wednesday December 16 Dec 16 Anniversary of Attack on Army Public School Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh
Thursday December 24 Dec 24 Eid Milad-un-Nabi Second time in 2015 due to Lunar cycles
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed by Christians only
Saturday December 26 Dec 26 Day after Christmas Observed by Christians only


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