The schedule for public and optional holidays in Pakistan has been released.
The Interior Ministry has issued a circular with the details of the public holidays expected during 2019.
Note that some of the holidays are dependent on the sighting of moon and may be subject to change.
In addition to the public holidays, banks will be closed to customers on three dates in 2019; 1st January, 6th May and 1st July.
National holidays in Pakistan in 2019
|Tuesday||Jan 01||Bank Holiday||Banks are closed|
|Tuesday||Feb 05||Kashmir Solidarity Day|
|Monday||Feb 18||Public Holiday||Islamabad|
|Thursday||Mar 21||Holi||Sindh only|
|Saturday||Mar 23||Pakistan Day|
|Wednesday||Apr 03||Shab e-Meraj||Sindh only|
|Thursday||Apr 04||Public Holiday||Sindh|
|Wednesday||May 01||Labour Day||International Workers’ Day|
|Monday||May 06||Bank Holiday||Banks are closed|
|Tuesday||Jun 04||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|Wednesday||Jun 05||Eid ul-Fitr||End of Ramadan|
|Thursday||Jun 06||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|Friday||Jun 07||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|Monday||Jul 01||Bank Holiday||Banks are closed|
|Monday||Aug 12||Eid ul-Azha||Feast of the Sacrifice|
|Tuesday||Aug 13||Eid ul-Azha Day 2|
|Wednesday||Aug 14||Independence Day||National Day|
|Wednesday||Aug 14||Eid ul-Azha Day 3|
|Monday||Sep 09||Ashoora||9th day of Muharram|
|Tuesday||Sep 10||Ashoora||10th day of Muharram|
|Sunday||Oct 13||Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai||Sindh only. 14th Safar|
|Sunday||Nov 10||Eid Milad-un-Nabi||Date to be confirmed|
|Wednesday||Dec 25||Quaid-e-Azam Day|
|Wednesday||Dec 25||Christmas Day||Observed by Christians only|
|Thursday||Dec 26||Day after Christmas||Observed by Christians only|