Islamabad 14th October, 2013:: Government of Pakistan has announced to extended Eid-ul-Azha holidays or vacation. The federal government of Pakistan has extended Eid-ul-Azha holidays starting from October 15 to 18. Earlier, the Federal Government had announced three day holidays for upcoming Eid festival across the Pakistan till October 17 (Thursday). Notification was issued by Interior Ministry which will be effective on all Government, Semi-Government offices, banks and Educational sector.
According to notification, Tuesday, October 15, Wednesday, October 16, Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 would be public holidays in connection with Eid-ul-Azha.
Eid Holiday for the Country public sector..
15 October 2013 – Tuesday, (Haj) Day
16 October 2013 – Wednesday, Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
17 October 2013 – Thursday, Eid ul Adha Day-2
18 October 2013 – Friday , Eid ul Adha Day-3
Employees of public or private sector where Saturday and Sunday Two Weekly Off are allowed, will enjoy continuous 6 days of holidays.