Federal government issued list for the public holidays in 2021

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Federal government issued list for the public holidays in 2021

ISLAMABAD: Federal government on Friday announced details of the public and optional holidays for the year 2021, A notification issued from Interior Ministry.

According to the notification, the public and optional holidays included the days of Muslim and non-Muslim festivals.

The number of public holidays announced by the federal government for the general public stands at 14 days and begins from Kashmir Day on February 05 to Quaid-e-Azam Day on 25 December.

In between these two holidays during the year 2021, an official closure will be observed in the country on Pakistan Day [23rd March], Labour Day [May 01], Eid ul Fitr [three days from 1st Shawal], Eid ul Azha [three days from 10th Zilhaj], Independence Day [14 August], Ashura [9th and 10th Moharram] and Eid Milad un Nabi [12th Rabiul Awal].

Optional Holidays for Muslims also included closure on Chehlum, Giyarvee Shareef, and Shab-e-Barat.