Public Holidays in Pakistan

 

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

National and regional public holidays of Pakistan in 2015

Day

Date

Holiday

Comments

Saturday

January 03

Eid Milad un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

Thursday

February 05

Kashmir Day

Observed since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir

Monday

March 23

Pakistan Day

Commemorates the Lahore Resolution of 1940

Friday

May 01

Labour Day

Yom-e- Karegar

Friday

July 17

Eid-ul-Fitr

The end of Ramadan

Saturday

July 18

Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday

The end of Ramadan

Sunday

July 19

Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday

The end of Ramadan

Friday

August 14

Independence Day

 

Wednesday

September 23

Eid ul-Azha Day 1

Feast of Sacrifice

Friday

September 25

Eid ul-Azha Day 2

Feast of Sacrifice

Friday

October 23

Ashura

10th day of Muharram

Monday

November 09

Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal

Sir Muhammad Iqbal was a prominent Muslim poet

Thursday

November 26

Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai

Sindh only. Tentative date.

Thursday

December 24

Eid Milad un-Nabi

Second time in 2015 due to Lunar cycles

Friday

December 25

Birthday

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah