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Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020 Gazette Leaves

Gazette Leaves Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020

National Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020

Today the Government of Pakistan the Ministry of Interior has announced Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020 Gazette Leaves especially for the Muslims and Minorities on 05th December 2019. All the people can avail of these Public Holidays 2020 in this fiscal year and enjoy it very much.

In these days the jobholders including the Govt. of Federal, Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu, and Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) the entire employees to leave for walked in the various places with him families and celebrated the Pakistan Public Holidays 2020 for the calendar year 2020.

2020 Pakistan Holidays in which are the following breaks of Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Independence Day, Ashura (09th & 10th Muharram ul Haram), Eid Milad-un-Nabi (12th Rabi-ul-Awal), Quaid-e-Azam Day and Christmas are celebrating Gazette Holidays in Pakistan 2020.

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All-Gazette Leave Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020

Gazette Leaves Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020

Sr. #Name of OccasionDays


01Kashmir DayWednesday05th February 2020
02Pakistan DayMonday23rd March 2020
03Labour DayFriday01st May 2020
04Eid-ul-Fitr (01st Shawal 1442 A.H)Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday25th, 26th, and 27th May 2020
05Eid-ul-Azha (10th Zil Haj 1442 AH)Friday, Saturday and Sunday31st July, 01st and 2nd August 2020
06Independence DayFriday14th August 2020
07Ashura (09th & 10th Moharram 1442 A.H)Saturday & Sunday29th & 30th August 2020
08Eid Milad-un-Nabi (S.A.W) (12th Rabi-ul-Awwal 1442 A.H)Friday30th October 2020
09Quaid-e-Azam Day/ ChristmasFriday25th December 2020
10Day After ChristmasSaturday26th December 2020 (For Christians Only)

The following will be Bank Holidays. However, on these days the Banks / DFIs /MFBs will remain closed for public but NOT for their employees:

Sr. #

Day/ Date


01st January 2020 (Wednesday)


24th April 2020 (Friday) corresponding to 01st Ramazan 1441 AH (subject to appearance of the moon).


01st July 2020 (Wednesday)


                In the case of Muslim Festivals, the dates of Holidays are based on anticipated dates and are subject to the appearance of the moon for which separate notification will be issued by M/o Interior.

Optional Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020

Muslims festivals Gazette Holidays 2020 are coming now in the New Year 2020 and people enjoy yourself in this period of leave conducted in the different days of a year.

Optional Pakistan Public Holidays in 2020 all the minority inhabitants are enjoying the optional holidays are denominational and may be allowed at the discretion of the Head of Office, provided that work is not suffered.

A Government servant should not ordinarily be refused an Optional Holiday that is of religious significance to him and the refusal is likely to decrease the number of such holidays to which she/ he is entitled. People can also allow the Gazette Holidays in 2020 in Pakistan by the upper management of our country.

The Public and Optional Holidays for the year 2020 regarding festivals of Muslims and Minorities for the Calendar Year 2020 would be as under:

Optional Holidays 2020 in Pakistan

Optional Pakistan Public Holidays in 2020 Minorities

Sr. #

Name of OccasionDays


1New Year DayWednesday01st January 2020
2Basant PanchamiWednesday29th January 2020
3ShivaratriFriday21st February 2020
4HoliMonday09th March 2020
5DulhandiTuesday10th March 2020
6Shab-e-Meraj (27th Rajab 1441 A.H)Monday23rd March 2020
7Shab-e-Barat (15th Shaban 1441 A.H)Thursday09th April 2020
8Good FridayFriday10th April 2020
09Easter / Day After EasterSunday & Monday12th and 13th April 2020
10BaisakhiMonday13th April 2020
11Eid-e-Rizwan (Bahai’s Community only)Monday20th April 2020
12Buddha PurnimaThursday07th May 2020
13Janam AshtamiTuesday11th August 2020
14Nauroze (Parsi’s New Year Day)Sunday16th August 2020
15Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)Friday21st August 2020
16Chehlum (20th Safar 1442 A.H)Thursday08th October 2020
17Durga PoojaFriday23rd October 2020
18DussehraSunday25th October 2020
19Birthday of Guru Valmik Sawami JiSaturday31st October 2020
20DiwaliSaturday14th November 2020
21Guru Nanak’s BirthdayMonday30th November 2020
22Ghayarvi Shareef (11th Rabi-Us-Sani 1442 A.H)Saturday28th November 2020