Bakra Eid Holidays will be announced soon in Pakistan, it is expected that government will announce 4 day holidays starting from 21st August (Tuesday) till 24th August 2018 (Friday).
According to media reports the expected holidays are as follows:
21st August (Tuesday)
22nd August (Wednesday)
23rd August 2018 (Thursday)
24th August 2018 (Friday)
It will became a week long holiday as government offices are also closed on Saturday and Sunday, similarly many private firms are also closed on these days.
Islamabad: Wifaqi Wizarat-e-Dakhla Ki Eid-ul-Azha Per 4 Chuttiyan Denay Ki Sifarish, 21 Se 24 August Tateelat Ki Summary Irsaal. Mutawaqe Chutti Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Aur Friday Ko Hunay Ki Umeed
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Interior Ministry has sent the proposal and it is expected that soon notification for the holiday of Eid-ul-Adha will be issued. Last year government also announced 4 day holiday and many are expecting the same this year.
Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha are the two religious celebration which are among declared public holidays in Pakistan. On Bakra Eid people perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia and Muslims around the globe sacrifice animals following the Sunnah of Ibrahim (as).