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Holidays in Pakistan

List of public holidays for 2019 Pakistan

Pakistan is located on the southern Asian part on the globe. It is officially called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Among most populated countries it stands on the sixth position with the population more than 197 Million individuals (2017 by World Bank). Holidays in PakistanWith the 340,509 square miles (881, 913 sq km) area Pakistan comes on 33rd rank in the world. Due to its Geological location, it has the highest importance in the Asian continent. Pakistan has the seventh largest army and the only Muslim country which possess Nuclear Power.

Pakistan shares a border with four neighboring countries such as India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China. In the south, it has 1,046 km long coastline along the Arabian Sea.

List of public holidays for 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
TuesdayFebruary 05Kashmir DayObserved Since 1990 as a Day of Protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir
MondayFebruary 18Public HolidayIslamabad for Saudi Crown Prince visit
ThursdayMarch 21HoliSindh Only
SaturdayMarch 23Pakistan DayCommemorates the Lahore Resolution 1940
Wednesday April 03Shab-e-MerajSindh only
ThursdayApril 04Death Anniversary of Zulfikar Ali BhuttoSindh, Azad Kashmir
WednesdayMay 01Labour DayYoum-e-Mazdoor
Monday May 06RamazanBanks are closed
WednesdayJune 05Eid-ul-FitrThe end of Ramadan
ThursdayJune 06Eid-ul-Fitr HolidayThe end of Ramadan
FridayJune 07Eid-ul-Fitr HolidayThe end of Ramadan
MondayAugust 12Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Feast of Sacrifice
TuesdayAugust 13Eid-ul-Azha Day 2Feast of Sacrifice
WednesdayAugust 14Pakistan Independence Day
Monday September 09Ashoora9th of Muharram
TuesdaySeptember 10Ashoora10th of Muharram
Sunday October 12Urs Shah Abdul Latif BhataiSindh only, 14th Safar
Sunday November 10Eid Mild-un-NabiDate to be Confirmed
WednesdayDecember 25Birthday of Quid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayObserved by Christian only
ThursdayDecember 26Day after ChristmasObserved by Christian only

Capital of Pakistan

Before 1960 the Capital of Pakistan was Karachi but then the Pakistani government shifted it to Islamabad.

Trending in Pakistan

Right now Media Industry and Cricket are trending in Pakistan.

President of Pakistan

The current president of Pakistan is Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi, also known as Arif Alvi. Overall, he is 13th President of Pakistan.

Prime Minister of Pakistan

The former international cricket captain Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is a 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Population of Pakistan

The total population of Pakistan according to the World Bank in 2017 is 197 million. Pakistan ranked as the Sixth-populated country in the world.

Pakistani Currency

The official currency of Pakistan is Pakistani Rupee (Rupiyah in Urdu). The official code for currency is PKR and commonly used symbol is Rs.

Religion of Pakistan

The national religion of Pakistan is Islam. It is the only country in the present world that is created on the name of Islam. However, the Christian, Sikhs, Hindus and many other people who practice different religion also live here.

Pakistan Dialling Code

Pakistan dialling code is +92.

Crime Rate in Pakistan

Pakistan has a crime index 46.78 and safety index 53.22 in the world.

Airline of Pakistan

Pakistan International Airlines have also known as PIA is the national airline of Pakistan. Other than PIA there are many other airlines are operational in Pakistan such as Air Blue, Serene Air, Askari Air Pakistan, ASSL, and Vision Air International.

Famous Airports of Pakistan

In the 21st century, the world is getting bigger—which means there is a huge demand for more and more flight operation. Pakistan busiest airports in the world equipped with modern technology.

1-Benazir Bhutto International Airport

It is the third busiest airport in Pakistan. Being located near the capital Islamabad it hosts the most VIP delegates. This airport Schedule both national and International Flights.

2-Allama Iqbal International Airport

Allama Iqbal International Airport is Pakistan’s 2nd largest airport and located in the 2nd largest city Lahore.

3-Jinnah International Airport

This airport was established in 1925 in Karachi and named after the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Area of Pakistan

The total area of Pakistan is 881, 913 Square Kilometre. It is ranked as the 33rd largest country in the world.

GDP of Pakistan

The GDP of Pakistan is almost 305 US Dollars in 2017. This value represents 0.49% of world economy.

Sports of Pakistan

The international sport of Pakistan is Hockey and Pakistan won international titles in 1971. 1978, 1982, and 1994. Other than hockey Pakistan is also the emerging country in other sports such as cricket, football, and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) etc.

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