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Eid-ul-Fitr 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.

Is Eid-ul-Fitr a Public Holiday?

Eid-ul-Fitr is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.


About Eid-ul-Fitr

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Eid-ul-Fitr Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2021.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriJul 17Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2016WedJul 6Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2017MonJun 26Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2018SatJun 16Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2021ThuMay 13Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday

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