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Pakistan 2012 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad)
Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2012
Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2019


Pakistan's Ministry of Interior, in consultation with Karachi's Meteorological Department, has issued the expected dates for public and optional holidays for the calendar year 2012.

The aforementioned announcement continues, for the third year (2011-01-03 and 2009-12-24), the reduction of the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Muslim public holiday from 4 days (2009-11-20 and 2008-12-31) to the 2-day public holidays that was the norm before 2008 (2006-12-16).

Note that the announced dates for Ashura are quite late and that we expect the government of Pakistan to revise them before the end of November 2012.



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