Public Holidays in Pakistan in 2017

Pakistan List of National and Regional Public holidays of Pakistan in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 02 Jan 2 Bank Holiday Banks are closed
Sunday February 05 Feb 5 Kashmir Day Observed since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir
Wednesday March 01 Mar 1 Public Holiday Islamabad. For Eco meeting
Thursday March 23 Mar 23 Pakistan Day Commemorates the Lahore Resolution of 1940
Tuesday April 04 Apr 4 Public Holiday Sindh. Marks the death of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Observed by Christians only
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Youm-e-Mazdoor
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid-ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Wednesday June 28 Jun 28 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Monday July 03 Jul 3 Bank Holiday Banks are closed
Monday August 14 Aug 14 Independence Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid ul-Azha Day 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid ul-Azha Day 2 Feast of Sacrifice
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Eid ul-Azha Day 3 Feast of Sacrifice
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Eid ul-Azha Day 4 Feast of Sacrifice
Saturday September 30 Sep 30 Ashura 9th day of Muharram
Sunday October 01 Oct 1 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Thursday October 19 Oct 19 Diwali Sindh only. For members of the Hinudu community
Tuesday October 24 Oct 24 Public Holiday Azad Kashmir. 70th Founding Day of AJK
Friday November 03 Nov 3 Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Sindh only. 14th Safar
Thursday November 09 Nov 9 Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal Schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh closed
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Eid Milad-un-Nabi
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed by Christians only
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Day after Christmas Observed by Christians only


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  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date.

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