Shab e-Meraj in Pakistan
Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.
About Shab e-MerajRead more about Shab e-Meraj.
Shab e-Meraj ObservancesNote: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.
|Fri||Jul 9||2010||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Jun 29||2011||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sun||Jun 17||2012||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||Jun 6||2013||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||May 27||2014||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sat||May 16||2015||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||May 5||2016||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Mon||Apr 24||2017||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
Quick FactsIsra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Shab e-Meraj 2017Monday, April 24, 2017
2018 date to be announced
Other holidays in April 2017 in Pakistan
- Good Friday – Friday, April 14, 2017
- Easter Sunday – Sunday, April 16, 2017
- Easter Monday – Monday, April 17, 2017
- Eid e-Rizwan – Friday, April 21, 2017