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Holidays and Observances in Pakistan in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

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 21FridayShivaratriOptional Holiday
Mar 9MondayHoliOptional Holiday
Mar 10TuesdayDulhandiOptional Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 23MondayPakistan DayPublic Holiday
Mar 23MondayShab e-MerajOptional Holiday
Apr 9ThursdayShab e-BaratOptional Holiday
Apr 10FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday
Apr 13MondayBaisakhiOptional Holiday
Apr 20MondayRidvánOptional Holiday
Apr 25SaturdayRamazan Bank HolidayBank Holiday
May 1FridayLabour DayPublic Holiday
May 7ThursdayBuddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
May 22FridayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
May 23SaturdayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
May 24SundayEid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
May 25MondayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
May 26TuesdayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
May 27WednesdayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1WednesdayJuly 1 Bank HolidayBank Holiday
Jul 31FridayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
Aug 1SaturdayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 2SundayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 3MondayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Aug 11TuesdayJanmashtamiOptional Holiday
Aug 14FridayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Aug 16SundayNaurozOptional Holiday
Aug 21FridayBirthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)Optional Holiday
Aug 22SaturdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Aug 29SaturdayAshuraPublic Holiday
Aug 30SundayAshura HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 6SundayDefence DayObservance
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 8ThursdayChelumOptional Holiday
Oct 17SaturdayFirst Day of NavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 23FridayDurga PujaOptional Holiday
Oct 25SundayDussehraOptional Holiday
Oct 30FridayEid Milad un-NabiPublic Holiday
Oct 31SaturdayBirthday of Guru Balmik Sawami JiOptional Holiday
Nov 9MondayIqbal DayObservance
Nov 14SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
Nov 28SaturdayGiarhwin 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 Christmas (Christians only)Optional Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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