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Eid ul Fitr 2022: Govt announces holiday schedule

A boy attends Eid al-Fitr prayers with others at Jamia Masjid in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on July 6, 2016. — Reuters
A boy attends Eid al-Fitr prayers with others at Jamia Masjid in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on July 6, 2016. — Reuters

  • Government announces 4-day holiday.
  • Holidays to commence from May 2 to 5.
  • Holidays announced after PM's approval.


ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan Tuesday issued the schedule for the Eid ul Fitr holidays, which will start on May 2 (Monday), Geo News reported, according to a notification issued in this regard.

The 4-day holiday will begin on May 2 and continue till May 5 (Thursday), the notification said after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's approval.

Sources said that a summary of a three-day holiday was sent to the prime minister, however, he approved a four-day holiday.