2019 Public Holidays

Holidays in 2019 in Pakistan

One thing that service class in Pakistan is concerned with is the number of public holidays it will get in a year. People enjoy their holidays with lots of fun and recreation with family and friends. With 2019 just round the corner, people are busy counting the number of public holidays they will get in the New Year. Eid-ul-fitr and Eid-ul-Adha account for maximum number of consecutive holidays. But there are many other festivals and events that are recognized as public holidays in Pakistan.

It has to be kept in mind that the dates of religious festivals in Pakistan remain tentative as they are observed on the basis of Islamic calendar. Rest of the public holidays in Pakistan fall on fixed dates according to the Gregorian calendar. These include holidays like Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Quaid-i-Azam Day, International Labor Day, and so on.

Tentative list of public holidays in Pakistan in 2019


Date Weekday Holiday Name
5-Feb Tuesday Kashmir Day
23-Mar Saturday Pakistan Day
1-May Wednesday Labour Day
5-Jun Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1
6-Jun Thursday Eid-ul-Fitr Day 2
7-Jun Friday Eid-ul-Fitr Day 3
12-Aug Monday Eid-ul-Azha Day 1
13-Aug Tuesday Eid-ul-Azha Day 2
14-Aug Tuesday Eid-ul-Azha Day 3
14-Aug Wednesday Independence Day
9-Sep Monday First Day of Ashura
10-Nov Sunday Eid-Milad-Un-Nabi
10-Sep Tuesday Second Day of Ashura
25-Dec Wednesday Quaid-e-Azam Day


Looking at this list, one can see that the longest stretch of consecutive holidays will be in the beginning of June during Eid-ul-fitr 2019. One can enjoy 5 consecutive holidays form 5 June to 9 June owning to weekend holidays. There will once again be a 4 day long holiday stretch during Eid-ul-Adha from 10-14 August.

Happy holidays and make your travel preparations accordingly.


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