During the Calendar Year 2023 following are the public-Optional and Bank holidays notified by federal and then Punjab Government. Other Provinces like KPK and Balochistan also follow the same holiday’s schedule. In case the Muslim Festivals the date of Holidays are based on anticipated dates and are subject to appearance of moon for which separate notification will also be issued.Download the complete Public Holidays Notification 2023 below.
Public Holidays Notification 2023
|Sr.||Name of occasion||Days||Dates During year 2023|
|Kashmir Day||Sunday||5th February 2023|
|2||Pakistan Day||Thursday||23, March 2023|
|3||Eid-ul-Fiter (1st Shawal 1444 A.H)||Saturday, Sunday, Monday||22nd,23rd,24th April, 2023|
|4||Labour Day||Monday||1st May, 2023|
|5||Eid-Ul Azha 10th Zilhaj 1444 A.H||Thursday, Friday, Saturday||29th, 30th June and 1st July 2023|
|6||Aushura (9th, 10th Muharram 1445 A.H)||Thursday , Friday||27th , 28th July 2023|
|7||Independence Day||Monday||14 August 2023|
|8||Allama Iqbal Day||Thursday||9th November 2023|
|9||Quaid-e-Azam Day/ Christmas||Monday||25th December 2023|
Bank Holidays 2023
The Following will be bank Holidays, However on these days the Bank will remain closed for public but not for their employee.
|1||2 January 2023 Monday|
|2||22nd March 2023 (Wednesday ) Corresponding to 1st Ramzan 1444 A. H for Deduction of Zakat (Subject to appearance of Moon)|
|3||3rd July 2023 (Monday)|
|1||New Year Day||Sunday||1st January 2023|
|2||Basant Punchami||Thursday||26th January 2023|
|3||Shivaratri||Saturday||18th February 2023|
|4||Shab-e-Meraj 27 Rajab||Saturday||18th February 2023|
|5||Holi||Monday||6th March 2023|
|6||Dulhandi||Tuesday||7th March 2023|
|7||Shab-e-Barat||Wednesday||8th March 2023|
|8||Good Friday||Friday||7th April 2023|
|9||Easter||Monday||10th April 2023|
|10||Baisakhi||Friday||14 April 2023|
|11||Eid-e-Rizwan||Friday||21st april 2023|
|12||Diwali||Sunday||12 November 2023|
|13Guru Nanak Dev Jee Birthday||Monday||Monday||27th November 2023|
District wise Local Holidays in Punjab
Deputy Commissioner of respected Districts will declare the following local holidays.
|1||DG Khan||Mela Aspaan-o-Maveshian & Urs of Shah Suleman Taunsvi|
|2||Layyah||Thal Jeep Rally/ Thal Mela|
|3||Rajan Pur||Urs of Hazrat Khawaja Ghulam Fareed|
|4||Multan||Urs of Hazrat Baha ud Din Zakria Multani|
|5||Bahawalpur||Death Anniversary of His Highness Late Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi-V, Ameer of Bahawalpur & Mela of Channan Peer|
|6||Lahore||Urs Mubarak of Data Ganj Bakhsh Ali Hajweri|
FAQ about Public Holidays Notification 2023
Is tomorrow public holiday in Pakistan?
Mostly Government employees and students ask questions regarding tomorrow holiday notification. Schedule of holidays is as given above.
Is it holiday on 6 September in Pakistan?
Defence Day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.
Is 26 December 2022 a public holiday?
No only 25 December is public holidays.26th December is working day.