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Holidays and Observances in Pakistan in 2020

Holidays and Observances in Pakistan in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayOptional Holiday
Jan 1WednesdayJanuary 1 Bank HolidayBank Holiday
Jan 29WednesdayBasant PanchamiOptional Holiday
Feb 5WednesdayKashmir DayPublic Holiday
Feb 21FridayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
Mar 9MondayHoliOptional Holiday
Mar 10TuesdayDulhandiOptional Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 22SundayShab e-MerajOptional Holiday
Mar 23MondayPakistan DayPublic Holiday
Apr 8WednesdayShab e-BaratOptional Holiday
Apr 10FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday
Apr 13MondayBaisakhiOptional Holiday
Apr 20MondayRidvánOptional Holiday
May 1FridayLabour DayPublic Holiday
May 7ThursdayBuddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
May 24SundayEid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
May 25MondayEid-ul-Fitr Day 2Public Holiday
May 26TuesdayEid-ul-Fitr Day 3Public Holiday
May 27WednesdayEid-ul-Fitr Day 4Public Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1WednesdayJuly 1 Bank HolidayBank Holiday
Jul 31FridayEid al-Adha Day 1Public Holiday
Aug 1SaturdayEid al-Adha Day 2Public Holiday
Aug 2SundayEid al-Adha Day 3Public Holiday
Aug 3MondayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Aug 12WednesdayJanmashtamiOptional Holiday
Aug 14FridayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Aug 17MondayNaurozOptional Holiday
Aug 21FridayBirthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)Optional Holiday
Aug 22SaturdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Aug 28FridayFirst Day of AshuraPublic Holiday
Aug 29SaturdaySecond Day of AshuraPublic Holiday
Sep 6SundayDefence DayObservance
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 7WednesdayChelumOptional Holiday
Oct 17SaturdayFirst Day of NavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 23FridayDurga PoojaOptional Holiday
Oct 25SundayDussehraOptional Holiday
Oct 29ThursdayEid Milad un-NabiPublic Holiday
Oct 31SaturdayBirthday of Guru Balmik Sawami JiOptional Holiday
Nov 9MondayIqbal DayObservance
Nov 14SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
Nov 26ThursdayGiarhwin ShariefOptional Holiday
Nov 30MondayGuru Nanak's BirthdayOptional Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 25FridayQuaid-e-Azam DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26SaturdayDay After ChristmasPublic Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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