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Pakistan 2006 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Government of Pakistan Ministry of Interior (Islamabad)
Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2005
Most recent follow-up news item: December 16, 2006

The Government of Pakistan has published the list of official public holidays in Pakistan for the calendar year 2006.

The published document includes 2 days for the Eid- ul- Azha (Feast of Sacrifice) and Ashura Muslim public holidays, while the Eid ul- Fitr public holiday is scheduled to last 3 days in 2006.

As usual 3 banks-only public holidays are listed one in early January, one in early July, and one on the first day of the Muslim month of Ramadan.

Finally, the announcement includes, as appendix, a list of 21 "Optional Holidays For The Federation And The Provinces".

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