Public Holidays in Pakistan 2023
The Public Holidays in Pakistan 2023: The government of Pakistan has announced the complete list of public holidays for the year 2023. Ministry of Interior has issued a notification in which there are 14 holidays mentioned for the general public of Pakistan and 22 optional holidays. The gazetted holidays are starting from Friday, 5th February 2023 being celebrated as Kashmir Day 2023. Bank holidays are only applicable to bank employees.
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The complete list of Public Holidays in Pakistan 2023 schedule includes holidays for Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Independence Day, Ashura Muharram, Eid Milad-un-Nabi, and Quid-i-Azam Day & Christmas respectively.
Holidays in Pakistan are in three categories i.e. Public Holidays, Optional Holidays & Bank Holidays.
The public holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 would be as under:
1- Public Holidays
|4||Eid-ul-Fitr||Friday, Saturday, Sunday||14, 15 and 16 May 2023|
|5||Eid-Ul-Azha||Wednesday, Thursday, Friday||21, 22 and 23 July 2023|
|7||Ashura||Wednesday, Thursday||18 and19 August 2023|
|9||Quaid-e-Azam Day/ Christmas||Saturday||25-Dec-23|
|10||Day after Christmas||Sunday||26 December 2023 (only for Christians)|
The optional holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 would be as under: See also Public Holidays in Pakistan 2023 below.
2- Optional Holidays
|1||New Year Day||Friday||1-Jan-23|
|5||Holi||Sunday/Monday||28 or 29 March 2023|
|9||Easter/Day after Easter||Sunday / Monday||04/05 April 2023|
|11||Eid-e-Rizwan (Baha’is community Only)||Wednesday||21-Apr-23|
|13||Nauroze (Parsi’s New year day)||Monday||16-Aug-23|
|14||Birthday of Lord Zoroaster||Saturday||21-Aug-23|
|20||Birthday of Guru Valmiki Swami Ji||Wednesday||20-Oct-23|
|22||Birthday of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji||Thursday||18-Nov-23|
The Bank holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 would be as under:
3- Bank Holidays
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