National Events

Happy New Year

Oct 15, 2015Comments off

New Year’s Day in Pakistan is celebrated with fervor across a multitude of culturally, ethnically and religiously diverse communities. Following the global trend of observing

Kashmir Day

Oct 14, 2015Comments off

Kashmir Day or Kashmir Solidarity Day is a public holiday in Pakistan on February 5 each year. It focuses on showing Pakistan’s support and unity

Pakistan Day

Oct 13, 2015Comments off

Pakistan Day is a public holiday in Pakistan to remember the Lahore Resolution on March 23 each year. The word “Pakistan” was never used but

Labour Day

Oct 12, 2015Comments off

Labor Day (Labour Day) is a public holiday in Pakistan that is marked by rallies, marches, processions, labor/worker union sessions and organized street demonstrations. It

Eid ul Fitr

Oct 10, 2015Comments off

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is

Independence Day

Oct 10, 2015Comments off

Pakistan’s Independence Day, which is annually held on August 14, celebrates the country’s independence from the British rule on that date in 1947. This day

Eid-al-Adha

Oct 09, 2015Comments off

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son

Yoam e Ashura

Oct 08, 2015Comments off

Ashura is commemorated by Muslims as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Imam Hussain ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) at

Iqbal Day

Oct 07, 2015Comments off

Iqbal Day is the birthday of Muhammad Iqbal on 9 November. The day is no longer a public holiday in Pakistan it is ghul holiday

Merry Christmas

Oct 07, 2015Comments off

In Pakistan, December 25th is a public holiday, but it is in memory of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Like in India, Christians make up

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