Full List of Public Holidays 2017 in Pakistan

We’ve entered in 2017, another year, people around the globe welcomed the new year with some real passion.

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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.

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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

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