Holidays 2023 In Pakistan [Public Vacations Notification]

here we cover the complete Holidays of 2023 in the Pakistan Calendar. Which will help everyone.

The joy of vacations is something teachers, and students wait for alike. Just like how students need a break from their daily studies and routine, teachers also need a break from their jobs to refresh themselves for more work.

In this article, we will be talking about different holidays in Pakistan. There are annual holidays that happen each year. Also, there are holidays and vacations for religious reasons. There are summer vacations as well as winter vacations. We will cover all of these topics in this vacation calendar article. So if you are looking forward to these holidays, this is the best place. You can use this to plan your year.

Summer vacations 2023

Summer vacations are important in a country where temperatures can rise to 47 degrees Celcius. Yes, if you did not know, this is how intense our summers are. That is why these summer vacations are important.

Because if the students are not given these vacations, the intense heat can cause many health-related problems. For example, heat stroke can take your life. Also, studying in such heat becomes very difficult. That is why the education ministry announces summer vacations each year. These vacations are a chance for students to rest, meanwhile giving them the time to work on skills and other activities that are helpful for their development as human beings in society.

Summer vacations start on 1 June 2023 to14 August 2023. This is how the pattern has been in Pakistan. The education ministry will give details and confirm the news later.

Winter vacations 2023

Just like summer vacations, winter vacations are also very important. They may not be as long as the summer vacations but the intensity of winters in certain months suggests that the Education ministry announce these holidays. Usually, they are not more than a month long.

The ministry announces these vacations when the fog situation worsens. Also, these holidays are shorter in southern Punjab and a bit longer in North Punjab. For example, this year, winter vacations will start from 3 to 13 January 2023 in the South, whereas from 26 December 2022 to 13 January 2023 in the North. Most probably, the dates will be similar for Winter vacations in 2023.

School holidays in Pakistan 2023

Apart from seasonal holidays, the government of Pakistan announces certain public holidays due to the significance of certain days. These are annual holidays and are used as a means to celebrate certain events in history. The schedule for Public holidays in Pakistan 2023 is as follows.

Name of the Public holidayDate (2023)
Kashmir day5 February
Pakistan day23 March
Labor day5 May
Independence day14 August
Iqbal day9 November
Quaid-e-Azam day25 December
Public holiday for Christian community only26 December

Eid Holidays in Pakistan 2023 Notification

Apart from other Holidays, some holidays are due to religious reasons. Pakistan is an Islamic Republic, meaning religion plays an important role in our lives. Hence, the government announces Eid Holidays during Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, and Eid-Milad-un-Nabi. Following is the expected schedule for these vacations

Name of the Public holidayDate (2023)
Eid-ul-Fitr20 April – 23 April
Eid-ul-Adha26 June – 2 July
Eid Milad-un-Nabi28 September



Muharram has great importance for Muslims all around the world. To remember the sacrifices made by the family of the Prophet (PBUH), the government announces the Ashura holidays each year. This year, they are scheduled to be from 26 July 2023 to 28 July 2023.

We are updating this article from time to time. in case of any additional holidays In Pakistan 2023, we will update you here. keep visiting us.

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