Pakistan announces public holidays for 2023

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The federal government of Pakistan has released a list of the public and optional holidays for 2023.

An official notification was also issued by the Cabinet Division. 

A total of 15 public holidays are included for the general public. It starts with Kashmir Day.

The holidays include February 5 (Kashmir Solidarity Day), March 23 (Pakistan Day), April 22,23,24  (Eidul Fitr), May 1 (Labour Day), June 29,30, July 1 (Eid ul Azha),July 27, 28 (Ashura), August 14 (Independence Day), September 28 (Eid Milad un Nabi) and December 25 (Quaid-e-Azam Day) have been declared designated holidays for the year.

A ‘Day after Christmas‘ holiday is being included for Christians only.

Public Holidays in Pakistan for 2023