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Buddha Purnima in Pakistan

Is Buddha Purnima a Public Holiday?

Buddha Purnima is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Pakistan allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Buddha Purnima Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonMay 4Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2016SatMay 21Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2017WedMay 10Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2018MonApr 30Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2019SatMay 18Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2020ThuMay 7Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday

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