We’ve entered in 2017, another year, people around the globe welcomed the new year with some real passion.
In our busy and hectic lives, we didn’t get much time to spend with our loved ones, holidays, especially the public holidays, which are around for the people from every walk of life, gives us time to get back to our family.
The public holidays are conferred holidays, that are also regarded as the national holidays. These holidays are on the religious occasions or the national days, which have links with our patriotism and religious sentiments .
Here is one of the most expected list of Public/National Holidays of Pakistan in 2017:
It can also vary as the religious days are dependent on the arrival of moon.
|Date||Week Day||Holiday Name|
|January- 01||Friday||Banks Holiday|
|February-05||Friday||Pakistani celebrates this day with kashmiris against the dominant of Indian army in occupied Kashmir|
|March – 23||Wednesday||Commemorates the passing of Lahore Resolution|
|May – 01||Sunday||Commemorates the achievement of workers in Pakistan|
|May – 27||Friday||Bank Holiday due to 1st day of fasting month Ramadan|
|June- 01 to July-30||Wednesday||Schools Summer Vacations|
|June- 26||Sunday||An Islamic festival (Eid-ul-Fitr) to celebrate the end of fasting month Ramadan 1st day of Shawwal in Islamic calendar|
|June- 27||Monday||An Islamic festival (Eid-ul-Fitr) to celebrate the end of fasting month Ramadan 2nd day of Shawwal in Islamic calendar|
|June- 28||Tuesday||An Islamic festival (Eid-ul-Fitr) to celebrate the end of fasting month Ramadan 3rd day of Shawwal in Islamic calendar|
|July- 01||Friday||Banks Holiday|
|August – 14||Sunday||Commemorates Pakistan Independence from British rule in 1947|
|September- 05||Thursday||An Islamic festival (Eid-ul-Azha) to commemorates the end of Haj, 10th day of Dhul Hijja|
|September- 06||Friday||An Islamic festival (Eid-ul-Azha) to commemorates the end of Haj, 11th day of Dhul Hijja|
|October- 04||Thursday||An Islamic holiday to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain.9th day of Muharram in Islamic calendar|
|October- 05||Friday||An Islamic holiday to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain.10th day of Muharram in Islamic calendar|
|November – 09||Wednesday||Celebrates the birth of Pakistan national poet – Allama Muhammad Iqbal|
|December – 14||Wednesday||An Islamic festival to celebrate the birth of Propehet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) 12th of Rabiul Awal in Islamic calendar|
|December – 21 to December – 31||Suturday||Schools Winter Vacations|
|December – 25||Sunday||Birthday of the founding father of Pakistan – Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah|
|December – 25||Sunday||Christmas Day|