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Encyclopedia > List of holidays in Pakistan

Holidays in Pakistan: For other uses, see Holiday (disambiguation). ...

Date English Name Local Name Remarks
March 23 Pakistan Day یوم پاکستان
Yom-e-Pakistan
Commemorates Pakistan Resolution on March 23, 1940 in Lahore
May 1 Labor Day (May Day) یوم کاریگر
Yom-e-Karegar
Labor day in Pakistan
August 14 Independence Day یوم استقلال
Yom-e-Istiqlal
Commemorates Pakistan's independence from the United Kingdom on August 14th, 1947
September 6 Defence Day یوم دفاع
Yom-e-Difa
Defense Day
November 9 Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal یوم ولادت محمد اقبال
Yom-e-Viladat-e-Muhammed Iqbal
Birthday of national poet Muhammad Iqbal
December 25 Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah;
Christmas
یوم ولادت قائداعظم
Yom-e-Viladat-e-Quaid-e-Azam
عيد الميلاد المسيح
Eid-ul-Milad-ul-Masseh
Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah;
Christmas
Dates following the lunar Islamic calendar
Dhul Hijja 10 Eid ul-Adha عيد الأضحى Commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son, occurs on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja
Shawwal 1 Eid-ul-Fitr عيد الفطر Commemorates end of Ramadan (Ramazan). It occurs on the 1st day of Shawwal
Rabi`-ul-Awwal 12 Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi عيد ميلاد النبي Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. It occurs on the 12th of Rabi'-ul-Awwal
Muharram 10 Ashura عاشوراء Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain. It occurs on the 10th day of Muharram
Ramadan last Friday Jumu'ah-tul-Wida جمعة الودع It occurs on last Friday in Ramadan before Eid-ul-Fitr
Ramadan last ten nights of the month Laylat al-Qadr ليلةِ القَدر It occurs on last ten nights in Ramadan

is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pakistan Resolution was passed by the All India Muslim League on March 24, 1940 in Lahore. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the province of Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... May Day is May 1, and refers to any of several holidays celebrated on this day. ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pakistans independence day (also known as Yom-e-Istiqlal (Urdu: یوم استقلال) or Yaum-e-Azadi) is observed on 14 August, the day on which Pakistan became independent from British rule within then what was known as the British Raj in 1947. ... is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Muhammad Iqbāl (Urdu/Persian: ‎ ) (November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938) was an Indian Muslim poet, philosopher and politician, whose poetry in Persian and Urdu is regarded as among the greatest in modern times. ... A national poet or national bard is a poet held by tradition and popular acclaim to represent the identity, beliefs and principles of a particular national culture. ... Sir Muhammad Iqbāl (Urdu/Persian: ‎ ) (November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938) was an Indian Muslim poet, philosopher and politician, whose poetry in Persian and Urdu is regarded as among the greatest in modern times. ... is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Urdu:  ) (December 25, 1876 – September 11, 1948) was an Indian Muslim politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General. ... For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ... Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Urdu:  ) (December 25, 1876 – September 11, 1948) was an Indian Muslim politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General. ... For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ... A lunar calendar is a calendar in many cultures that is oriented at the moon phase. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجري قمری ‎ taqwÄ«m-e hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate... Dhul Hijjah (ḏū-l-ḥiǧǧatu ذو الحجة) is the 12th month on the Islamic calendar. ... Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥā) is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide as a commemoration of Ibrahims (Abrahams) willingness to sacrifice his son Ismael for Allah. ... “Abram” redirects here. ... Dhul Hijjah (ḏū-l-ḥiǧǧatu ذو الحجة) is the 12th month on the Islamic calendar. ... Shawwal is the tenth month on the Islamic calendar. ... The Islamic holiday of Eid ul-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر) marks the end of Ramadan. ... This article is about Islamic religious observances in the month of Ramadan. ... Shawwal is the tenth month on the Islamic calendar. ... Rabi al-awwal ( ربيع الأول ) is the third month in the Islamic calendar. ... Mawlid, Mawlid an-Nabi or Milad al-Nabi (Arabic: ) is the celebration of the birthday of Muhammad, the final prophet of Islam; also known as the seal of the prophets. Sunni Muslims celebrate this day on the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal in the Islamic calendar; whereas Shia Muslims... Muhammad in a new genre of Islamic calligraphy started in the 17th century by Hafiz Osman. ... Rabi al-awwal ( ربيع الأول ) is the third month in the Islamic calendar. ... Muharram (Arabic: محرم ) is the first month of the Islamic calendar. ... The Day of Aashurah, sometimes spelled ‘Ashurah or Aashoorah, falls on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. ... Hussein (also spelled Husayn and Husain) is a common Middle Eastern name especially among shiite muslims, because of the popularity of Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad and the shiites third Imam. ... Muharram (Arabic: محرم ) is the first month of the Islamic calendar. ... This article is about Islamic religious observances in the month of Ramadan. ... Jumuah-tul-Wida (Arabic: جمعة الودع ) occurs on the last Friday in the month of Ramadan before Eid-ul-Fitr. ... This article is about Islamic religious observances in the month of Ramadan. ... The Islamic holiday of Eid ul-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر) marks the end of Ramadan. ... This article is about Islamic religious observances in the month of Ramadan. ... Laylat al-Qadr (Arabic: لیلة القدر) (also known as Shab-e-Qadr), literally the Night of Decree or Night of Measures, is the anniversary of two [] very important dates in Islam that occurred in the month of Ramadan. ... This article is about Islamic religious observances in the month of Ramadan. ...

See also

feb05 kashmir day youm-e-yak-jehtia-e-kashmir Muslim holidays generally celebrate the events of the life of Islams main prophet, Muhammad, especially the events surrounding the first hearing of the Kuran. ...


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