Public Holidays in Pakistan in 2017

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

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


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