The federal government has announced a total of 14 public holidays for 2019.
The interior ministry issued a notification listing the dates and days of the public holidays for Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha, Independence Day, Ashura, Eid Miladun Nabi and Quaid-e-Azam Day.
Additionally there will be three bank holidays – January 1, May 6 and July 1 – this year. Banks will remain closed on the three days for the public, but not for employees.
“The holidays for Muslim festivals are subject to appearance of [the] moon for which a separate notification will be issued,” the notifications reads.