On Thursday, the federal government issued a list of public and optional holidays for the new year 2020.
According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, there will be 10 public holidays in 2020.
These holidays include Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha, Independence Day, Ashura, Eid Miladun Nabi, Quaid-e-Azam Day/Christmas and the day after Christmas.
The government has also issued a schedule of bank holidays, that will be on January 1, April 24 corresponding with 1st Ramazan and July 1.
Apart from these, it also announced 23 optional holidays. For the first time, the government announced a holiday on the birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.