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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 2006–2024.

Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers from specific groups, religious denominations, or sects. The holiday should not result in any substantial work disruption.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2006SatMay 13Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2007WedMay 2Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2008TueMay 20Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2009FriMay 8Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2010ThuMay 27Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2011TueMay 17Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2012SunMay 6Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2013SatMay 25Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2014WedMay 14Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2015MonMay 4Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2016SatMay 21Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2017WedMay 10Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2018MonApr 30Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2019SatMay 18Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2020ThuMay 7Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2021WedMay 26Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2022MonMay 16Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2023FriMay 5Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
2024ThuMay 23Buddha PurnimaOptional Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.