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Public & Optional Holidays in Pakistan 2021 Calendar

The government of Pakistan has announced Gazetted and Public Holidays in Pakistan 2021. People of Pakistan will familiar with these Public holidays 2021 in the current 12 months of 2021. They usually keen to understand when and how many Gazette Leaves will be awarded each and every year.ISLAMABAD: The calendar for the academic session 2020-21 for federal government educational institutions has been released.

Check online Gazetted and Public Holidays in Pakistan 2021, Download Notification from www.awampk.com, The new school year will begin on August 2, and summer vacations have been reduced to one month. According to the calendar released by the Federal Directorate of Education, the summer holidays will be from July 2 to July 31.

Public & Optional Holidays in Pakistan 2021 Calendar

 

Public or Government Leaves are those leaves that are announced with the aid of the federal government of Pakistan each year. These can also be known as Notification of Gazetted Leaves in Pakistan 2020. These leaves may additionally consist of Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays, Eid-ul-Azha Holidays, Shabe-Barat, Independence Day, Ashura Holidays, Quaid-e-Azam Day.

The federal government has announced the details of public and optional holidays for 2021. Yesterday, a notification was issued by the Interior Ministry regarding the holidays, according to which there will be a total of 14 public holidays in the year 2021, starting with 5th February is Kashmir Day.

Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays, Eid-ul-Azha Holidays, Shabe-Barat, Independence Day, Ashura Holidays, Quaid-e-Azam Day. Public Holidays for Minorities Baisakhi, Holi, Janam Asthami, Birthday of Guru Nanak, Good Friday, New year.

Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan has introduced Many Public and also different Optional Public Holidays for Minorities in Pakistan as Baisakhi, Holi, Janam Asthami, Birthday of Guru Nanak, Good Friday, New year.

Important Note:[/box]Government Servants needing to avail themselves of non-compulsory Holidays shall take prior permission from their Head Department or Concerned Office. There shall be only one Optional Holiday in the case of Muslims and three Optional Holidays for Non-Muslim.

The notification has announced at least 22 optional leave for government employees. Muslim employees are allowed to take only one optional leave while non-Muslim will have three optional leave.

The Public and Optional holidays regarding festivals of Muslims and Minorities for The calendar Year 2021 would be as under:

public and optional holidays 2020

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The federal government of Pakistan has announced to open educational institutions across the country from 15th September 2020.

Sr. Name of Occasion Days Dates during the year 2021
01 Kashmir Day Friday 5th February 2021
02 Pakistan Day Tuesday 23rd March 2021
03 Labour Day Saturday 1st May 2021
04 Eid-ul-Fitr, (1st Shawal 1441AH) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 14th. 15th and 16th May
2021
05 Eid-ul-Azha, (10th Zil Haj 1441 AH) Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 21st Ju y, 22nd, and 23rd
July 2021
06 Independence Day  Saturday 14th August 2021
07 Ashura (9th & 10th Moharram 1442 AH) Wednesday & Thursday 18th & 19th August 2021
08 Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW)

(12th Rabi-u Awwal 1442A.H)

Tuesday 19th October 2021
09 Quaid-e-Azam Day/Christmas Saturday 25th December 2021
10

 

Day after Christmas Sunday 26th December 2021
(For Christians only)
  1. Winter holidays have been announced at the federal private educational institutions. Islamabad’s private educational institutions will be closed from December 23 to January 3, which has also been issued a notification. All private educational institutions will reopen on 11th January 2021.
  2. The following will be Bank Holidays. However, on these days the Banks / DFIs /MFBs will remain dosed for the public but NOT for their employees:

public and optional holidays 2020

Sr. No. Day/ Date
01 1st January 2021 (Friday’.
02

03

14 April 2021 (Wednesday) corresponding to 1st Ramazan 1442AH
(subject to appearance of the moon).1″ July 2020 (Wednesday)

Punjab Schools Public holidays 2021

Download the Notification

public and optional holidays 2020