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Public Holiday Schedule Unveiled by Government 2024

“Explore the official 2024 public holiday schedule in easy English, offering a clear roadmap for planned breaks throughout the year. From cultural celebrations to religious observances, discover key dates fostering unity and shared heritage across the nation.”

Public Holiday Schedule Unveiled by Government 2024

The government has shared the list of public holidays for the year 2024. This schedule helps people know when they can take planned breaks during the year.

The year starts with Kashmir Day on February 5, remembering the struggles of the people of Kashmir. Soon after, on March 23, Pakistan Day is celebrated to mark the country’s creation.

Eid-ul-Fitr holidays are on April 10, 11, and 12, ending Ramadan. May 1 is Labor Day, recognizing workers’ contributions.

Eid-ul-Adha holidays are from June 17 to 19, and Muharram holidays are on July 16 and 17, coinciding with Ashura Day.

Public Holiday Schedule Unveiled by Government 2024

Independence Day on August 14 allows citizens to celebrate the nation’s freedom. September 16 is Eid Milad-ul-Nabi, remembering Prophet Muhammad’s birth.

Iqbal Day on November 9 and Quaid-e-Azam’s birthday on December 25 are national holidays honoring historical figures.

For non-Muslims, February 14 is an optional holiday for Basant Panchami, and March 8 is optional for “Shivatri.”

Optional holidays for Shab Mi’raj (February 7) and Shab Barat (February 25) are for those following Islamic traditions. The Hindu festival of Holi is on March 24, followed by Dulahandi on March 25.

There are also some optional holidays.

Good Friday is on March 29, and the Easter holidays are from March 31 to April 1. An optional holiday on the 13th is for the festival of Yasakhi.

The Bahai community will observe Eid-ul-Rizwan on April 21, while Buddhist Purnima offers an optional holiday on March 23. Parsis celebrate Nowruz on August 15, another optional holiday.


Bank holidays are also outlined, with January 1 being the first bank holiday. An optional New Year holiday is also on January 1.

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This detailed holiday schedule helps people plan and celebrate key events, promoting unity and a shared heritage across the country.

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