Ashura Moharram Holidays Notification 2017 AD – 1439 AH, Interior Ministry of Pakistan
The holidays notification was issued vide No.F.No.2/4/-2016(Public)/Holidays by the GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN MINISTRY OF INTERIORY. The CIRCULAR has been placed here bellow.
Dated Islamabad, the 11th January 2017
Subject: PUBLIC AND OPTIONAL HOLIDAYS FOR THE YEAR, 2017
Following Public and Optional holidays for the calendar year 2017 is being notified:
Sr. Name of Occasion Days Dates during year 2017 1 Kashmir Day Sunday 5th February, 2017 2 Pakistan Day Thursday 23t4 March, 2017 3 Labour Day Monday 1st May, 2017 4* Eid-ul-Fitr, , (1st Shawal 1438 A.H) Tuesday & Wednesday 27th & 28th June, 2017 5 Independence Day Monday 14th August, 2017 6* Eid-ul-Azha, (106, Zil Haj 1438 A.H) Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1st, 2ad & 3ra September, 2017 Ashura (9th & 10th Moharrum 1439 A H Saturday & Sunday 30th September & 1st October. 2017 8* Eid Milad-un-Nabi (12 Rabi-ul- Awal 1438A.H) Friday 1sT December , 2017 9 Quaid-e-Azam Day/ Christmas Monday 25th December, 2017 10 Day after Christmas Tuesday 26th December, 2017 (For Christians only)
2. The following days will be Bank holidays and Banks will remain closed for public but NOT for their employees.
i. 2nd January, 2017 (Monday) ii. 27th May, 2017 (Saturday) corresponding to 1st Ramzan 1438 (subject to appearance of moon). iii. 3rd July, 2017 (Monday)
NOTE Holidays for Muslim Festivals are subject to appearance of moon for which a separate notification will be issued by Ministry of Interior.