Public/National Holidays in Pakistan 2022: Days & Dates

Public and national holidays in Pakistan during 2022

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. 

#DateDayHoliday Type
13rd JanuaryMondayBank Holiday (for bank employees)
205 FebruarySaturdayKashmir Day
323rd MarchWednesdayPakistan Day
41st MaySundayLabor Day
53rd MayTuesdayEid-ul-Fitr (Day-1) – Tentative 
64th MayWednesdayEid-ul-Fitr (Day-2) – Tentative 
75th MayThursdayEid-ul-Fitr (Day-3) – Tentative 
81st JulyFridayBank Holiday  (for bank employees)
910th JulySundayEid-ul-Azha (Day-1) – Tentative 
1011th JulyMondayEid-ul-Azha (Day-2) – Tentative 
118th AugustMondayAshura – Tentative 
129th AugustTuesdayAshura – Tentative 
1314th AugustSundayIndependence Day
149th OctoberSundayEid Milad un-Nabi – Tentative 
1525th DecemberSundayChristmas 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:

  1. The Days & Dates of Bank holidays in Pakistan for 2022 are: Monday and Friday, January 3 and July 1st, 2022.
  2. The Day & Date of Kashmir day for 2022 is: Saturday, February, 5th, 2022.
  3. The Day & Date of Pakistan day for 2022 is: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022.
  4. The Day & Date of Labor day for 2022 is: Sunday, May 1st , 2022.
  5. The Days & Dates of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays for 2022 are: Tuesday-Thursday, May 3rd-5th (tentative), 2022.
  6. The Days & Dates of Eid-ul-Azha holidays for 2022 are: Sunday-Monday, July 10th-11th (tentative), 2022.
  7. The Days & Dates of Ashura holidays for 2022 are: Monday-Tuesday, 8th-9th, August (tentative), 2022.
  8. The Day & Date of Independence day holiday for 2022 is: Sunday, August 14th , 2022.
  9. The Day & Date of Eid Milad un-Nabi holiday for 2022 is: Sunday, October 9th (tentative), 2022.
  10. The Day & Date of Christmas Day / Quaid-e-Azam Day for 2022 is: Sunday, December 25th, 2022. 

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