2020 Public Holidays in Pakistan

Public Holidays in Pakistan are known best for people works all around the country and want some time to have with their family. The time of leaves, a day off, winter summer vacation for any their holiday is known to have enjoyed with family or do something that is very necessary for life those days. You will see all Pakistan holidays 2020 that are officially announced by Interior Ministry of Pakistan. These national holidays in Pakistan are always observed each year accordingly, except a few ones like Allama Iqbal Birthday. 

Most of the days announce all the same in next year but the Ministry of the interior (Wazarat-e-Dakhala) has some direct or indirect notification to have done the weekend for the public. This is dependable on Government announcements. The eid ul Adha and Eid ul fiter are the most important day’s everyone loves to find the date and time of the day as everyone will be awarded leaves and holiday free to home. 

The most know weekend or leaves that come must in the year are, eid ul fitr,  eid ul azha, Ashoora in Muharram ul Haram, 23th March, 14th August Independence day a Quaid e Azam birthday that comes on the Christmas day. The Table of Public Holidays in Pakistan 2020 and 2021 is here in this table. Find and joy this season. The holidays in Pakistan will be observed for all departments except, the forces. 

The Eid ul fitr 2020 will be observed from 24 May to 26th May 2020 according to the Moon sighting. The 12 rabi ul Awal 2020 (Jashne Eid Meeland ul nabi PBUH) will be on 29 October 2020, which will be observed according to the moon. The current Government has issued special notifications to celebrated Eid Meelad ul Nabi (SAWW) with great concern, in all over Pakistan.

All Public Holidays in Pakistan Year 2020


Public Holidays in Pakistan All Public Holidays in Pakistan

All Holidays and observances in Pakistan in 2020 Notification
All Holidays and observances in Pakistan in 2020 Notification by Interior Ministry of Pakistan.
DateDayHolidays
5 Feb, 2020WedKashmir Day
23 Mar, 2020MonPakistan Day
13 Apr, 2020MonEaster Monday *
1 May, 2020FriLabour Day
24 May, 2020SunEid ul fitr 2020
25 May, 2020MonEid ul-Fitr Holiday
26 May, 2020TueEid ul-Fitr Holiday
31 Jul, 2020FriEid ul-Azha
1 Aug, 2020SatEid ul-Azha Holiday
14 Aug, 2020FriPakistan independence day
29 Aug, 2020SatAshura
30 Aug, 2020SunAshura
29 Oct, 2020ThuMilad un-Nabi
25 Dec, 2020FriChristmas Day *
25 Dec, 2020FriQuiad-e-Azam Day
26 Dec, 2020SatDay after Christmas *

Other Optional Holidays and Observances 2020 in Pakistan

Date NameType
1 Jan 2020WednesdayNew Year’s DayOptional Holiday
1 Jan 2020WednesdayJanuary 1 Bank HolidayBank Holiday
29 Jan 2020WednesdayBasant PanchamiOptional Holiday
5 Feb 2020WednesdayKashmir DayPublic Holiday
21 Feb 2020FridayShivaratriOptional Holiday
9 Mar 2020MondayHoliOptional Holiday
10 Mar 2020TuesdayDulhandiOptional Holiday
20 Mar 2020FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
23 Mar 2020MondayPakistan DayPublic Holiday
23 Mar 2020MondayShab e-MerajOptional Holiday
9 Apr 2020ThursdayShab e-BaratOptional Holiday
10 Apr 2020FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday
12 Apr 2020SundayEaster SundayOptional Holiday
13 Apr 2020MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday
13 Apr 2020MondayBaisakhiOptional Holiday
20 Apr 2020MondayRidvánOptional Holiday
24 Apr 2020FridayRamazan Bank HolidayBank Holiday
1 May 2020FridayLabour DayPublic Holiday
7 May 2020ThursdayBuddha PurnimaOptional Holiday
25 May 2020MondayEid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
26 May 2020TuesdayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
27 May 2020WednesdayEid-ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
21 Jun 2020SundayJune SolsticeSeason
1 Jul 2020WednesdayJuly 1 Bank HolidayBank Holiday
31 Jul 2020FridayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
1 Aug 2020SaturdayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Holiday
2 Aug 2020SundayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Holiday
3 Aug 2020MondayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
11 Aug 2020TuesdayJanmashtamiOptional Holiday
14 Aug 2020FridayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
16 Aug 2020SundayNaurozOptional Holiday
21 Aug 2020FridayBirthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)Optional Holiday
22 Aug 2020SaturdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
29 Aug 2020SaturdayAshuraPublic Holiday
30 Aug 2020SundayAshura HolidayPublic Holiday
6 Sep 2020SundayDefence DayObservance
22 Sep 2020TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
8 Oct 2020ThursdayChelumOptional Holiday
17 Oct 2020SaturdayFirst Day of NavaratriHindu Holiday
23 Oct 2020FridayDurga PujaOptional Holiday
25 Oct 2020SundayDussehraOptional Holiday
30 Oct 2020FridayEid Milad un-NabiPublic Holiday
31 Oct 2020SaturdayBirthday of Guru Balmik Sawami JiOptional Holiday
9 Nov 2020MondayIqbal DayObservance
14 Nov 2020SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
28 Nov 2020SaturdayGiarhwin ShariefOptional Holiday
30 Nov 2020MondayGuru Nanak’s BirthdayOptional Holiday
21 Dec 2020MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
24 Dec 2020ThursdayChristmas EveObservance
25 Dec 2020FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
25 Dec 2020FridayQuaid-e-Azam DayPublic Holiday
26 Dec 2020SaturdayDay After Christmas (Christians only)Optional Holiday
31 Dec 2020ThursdayNew Year’s EveObservance