Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad)
Pakistan's Ministry of Interior has issued a circular "regarding Public and Optional Holidays for the calendar year-2017" which contains its annual list of the expected dates for non-working public holidays and optional holidays for the calendar year 2017 in Pakistan.
The aforementioned announcement of the annual list of the dates for the non-working public holidays and optional holidays for the calendar year 2017 in Pakistan continues, for the 8th year (01-Feb-2016, 12-Jan-2015, 09-Jan-2014, 04-Feb-2013, 15-Jan-2012, 03-Jan-2011 and 24-Dec-2009), the reduction of the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Muslim public holiday from 4 days (20-Nov-2009 and 31-Dec-2008) to the 2-working day public holidays that was the norm before 2008 (16-Dec-2006).
The cancellation of the November 9th, Iqbal Day, annual non-working public holiday in Pakistan (15-Nov-2015 and 03-Nov-2015) seems confirmed.
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