Announces 23 optional holidays as well
The federal government issued on Thursday a list of public and optional holidays for Calendar Year 2020.
There will be 10 public holidays in 2020, according to a notification by the Ministry of Interior.
These holidays include Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha, Independence Day, Ashura, Eid Miladun Nabi, Quaid-e-Azam Day/Christmas and the day after Christmas.
The government issued a schedule of bank holidays on January 1, April 24 corresponding with 1st Ramazan and July 1.
Apart from these, it also announced 23 optional holidays. For the first time, the government announced a holiday on the birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.