Source:Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad)
Posted: Monday, February 1, 2016
Most recent follow-up news item: April 3, 2021
Pakistan's Ministry of Interior has issued the "Circular No. F.NO.2/6/2015-Public regarding Public and Optional Holidays for the calendar year-2016" which contains its annual list of the expected dates for non-working public holidays and optional holidays for the calendar year 2016 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 2016 in Pakistan continues, for the 7th year (2015-01-12, 2014-01-09, 2013-02-04, 2012-01-15, 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-working day public holidays that was the norm before 2008 (2006-12-16).
The cancellation of the November 9th, Iqbal Day, non-working public holiday in Pakistan (2015-11-15 and 2015-11-03) is also maintained, presumably permanently, now.
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