Pakistan experiences various types of holidays throughout the year. These holidays can be for religious events, political activities, or historical remembrance. While most holidays are pre-announced and take place each year, some are situational.
These types of leaves can occur due to political rallies, protests, or the Covid-19 situation.
If you are looking into planning your year around the holidays, here are the Public/National holidays for 2022 with dates, days, and holiday types.
|1||3rd January||Monday||Bank Holiday (for bank employees)|
|2||05 February||Saturday||Kashmir Day|
|3||23rd March||Wednesday||Pakistan Day|
|4||1st May||Sunday||Labor Day|
|5||3rd May||Tuesday||Eid-ul-Fitr (Day-1) – Tentative|
|6||4th May||Wednesday||Eid-ul-Fitr (Day-2) – Tentative|
|7||5th May||Thursday||Eid-ul-Fitr (Day-3) – Tentative|
|8||1st July||Friday||Bank Holiday (for bank employees)|
|9||10th July||Sunday||Eid-ul-Azha (Day-1) – Tentative|
|10||11th July||Monday||Eid-ul-Azha (Day-2) – Tentative|
|11||8th August||Monday||Ashura – Tentative|
|12||9th August||Tuesday||Ashura – Tentative|
|13||14th August||Sunday||Independence Day|
|14||9th October||Sunday||Eid Milad un-Nabi – Tentative|
|15||25th December||Sunday||Christmas Day / Quiad-e-Azam Day|
Bank Holidays are announced by the State Bank of Pakistan and take place on the 1st of January and 1st first of July, every year.
For 2022, the first bank holiday has been shifted from 1st to 3rd January as 1st January is on the weekend.
Days & Dates of Public Holidays in Pakistan for 2022
Below we have mentioned the days and dates for public holidays in Pakistan for the year 2022:
- The Days & Dates of Bank holidays in Pakistan for 2022 are: Monday and Friday, January 3 and July 1st, 2022.
- The Day & Date of Kashmir day for 2022 is: Saturday, February, 5th, 2022.
- The Day & Date of Pakistan day for 2022 is: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022.
- The Day & Date of Labor day for 2022 is: Sunday, May 1st , 2022.
- The Days & Dates of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays for 2022 are: Tuesday-Thursday, May 3rd-5th (tentative), 2022.
- The Days & Dates of Eid-ul-Azha holidays for 2022 are: Sunday-Monday, July 10th-11th (tentative), 2022.
- The Days & Dates of Ashura holidays for 2022 are: Monday-Tuesday, 8th-9th, August (tentative), 2022.
- The Day & Date of Independence day holiday for 2022 is: Sunday, August 14th , 2022.
- The Day & Date of Eid Milad un-Nabi holiday for 2022 is: Sunday, October 9th (tentative), 2022.
- The Day & Date of Christmas Day / Quaid-e-Azam Day for 2022 is: Sunday, December 25th, 2022.