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The next public holiday in Pakistan is

10th July, SundayEid ul-Adha

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Pakistan in 2022

SaturdaySatFeb 05, 2022Feb 05Kashmir Day
WednesdayWedMar 23, 2022Mar 23Pakistan Day
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01Labour Day
TuesdayTueMay 03, 2022May 03Eid ul-Fitar
WednesdayWedMay 04, 2022May 04Eid ul-Fitar Holiday
ThursdayThuMay 05, 2022May 05Eid ul-Fitar Holiday
SundaySunJul 10, 2022Jul 10Eid ul-Adha
MondayMonJul 11, 2022Jul 11Eid ul-Adha Holiday
MondayMonAug 08, 2022Aug 08First Day of Ashura
TuesdayTueAug 09, 2022Aug 09Second Day of Ashura
SundaySunAug 14, 2022Aug 14Independence Day
SundaySunOct 09, 2022Oct 09Milad un Nabi
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Quiad-e-Azam Day
MondayMonDec 26, 2022Dec 26Day after Christmas

Public Holidays in Pakistan

Eid ul-Adha

Eid ul-Adha

Sunday Jul 10, 2022

The upcoming Pakistan holiday Eid ul-Adha is in 6 days from today.

Eid ul-Adha Holiday

Eid ul-Adha Holiday

Monday Jul 11, 2022

The upcoming Pakistan holiday Eid ul-Adha Holiday is in 7 days from today.

First Day of Ashura

First Day of Ashura

Monday Aug 08, 2022

The upcoming Pakistan holiday First Day of Ashura is in 35 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Pakistan Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Pakistan which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Pakistan holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Pakistan has 19 holidays in a year. The nation has Christian and Muslim religions. Both of these religions have their specific holidays. During Christmas and Easter, only Christians get to celebrate the holidays. The majority of the holidays are Muslim based. Some public holidays last for a day, while others go for as long as two weeks. The government’s role in these regulations is critical as it is supported and motivated by Islamic laws.

The nation gets to celebrate the holidays on the day on which they appear. Those that occur on Sundays and Saturdays are observed on those particular days. The government has the power to prolong and change religious dates when the situation calls for it. The nation’s public holidays are influenced by religion, social affairs, and democracy. The timing and dates of these public holidays are made following the Gregorian calendar. The Islamic calendar influences religious public holidays. Employees are given off days, depending on the nature of their jobs, contracts, and agreements. Since workers are given paid off days on public holidays, those who work on these holidays are paid extra or given an extra day off at a later date.

The public holidays are regulated and amended by the Ministry of Interior of the Federal government. Business during these public holidays is slow as retail shops close and entertainment joints close early. However, some stores remain open and offer their customers incredible offers and discounts as a way to celebrate the holidays.