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Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 in Pakistan

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
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About Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1

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Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriSep 102010Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
WedAug 312011Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
SunAug 192012Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
ThuAug 82013Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
TueJul 292014Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
SatJul 182015Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
ThuJul 72016Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday

Quick Facts

Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

2017 date to be announced


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Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

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