Expected Eid Holidays in Pakistan by BISP

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Expected Eid Holidays in Pakistan by BISP

Pakistani citizens are eagerly anticipating the upcoming Eidul Fitr holidays, which are expected to commence on April 10, according to sources within the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and the meteorological department. As per recent announcements and forecasts, here’s what you need to know about the expected Eid holidays in Pakistan.

Expected Eid Holidays by BISP

Expected Eid Holidays by BISP

The anticipation for Eidul Fitr, a joyous occasion marking the end of the Holy month of Ramazan, is palpable across Pakistan. With the guidance of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and insights from the meteorological department, Pakistani citizens are gearing up for a six-day holiday celebration.

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Remember BISP all Tehsil offices remain closed during Eid Holidays as announced by officials. The BISP office is now open after the eid holidays.

Understanding the Lunar Calendar

In 2019, the then Federal Minister of Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhary, introduced the Lunar calendar to streamline moon sighting processes and address related issues. This calendar has become instrumental in determining significant dates in the Islamic calendar, including Ramazan’s conclusion and Eidul Fitr’s celebration.

According to the Lunar calendar and insights from the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), here are the key dates and forecasts relevant to Eidul Fitr celebrations:

  • Completion of Ramazan: The Holy month of Ramazan is expected to conclude in 29 days.
  • Eidul Fitr Celebration: Eidul Fitr is anticipated to be celebrated across Pakistan on April 10.
  • Moon Sighting: The Shawwal moon is likely to be sighted on the evening of Ramazan 29, which falls on April 9.

Expected Eid Holiday Schedule 2024

Traditionally, Eid holidays commence a day before the expected date to allow time for preparations and festivities. If the government announces a four-day holiday starting from April 9 (Tuesday) till April 12 (Friday), Pakistani citizens can enjoy a six-day break, including the weekend.

  • Start of Holidays: April 9, 2024 (Tuesday)
  • End of Holidays: April 12, 2024 (Friday)

As Saturday and Sunday are observed as public holidays in both government and private offices, the holiday period extends seamlessly, providing ample time for individuals to celebrate Eidul Fitr with their loved ones.

How many Eid holidays are expected in Pakistan in 2024?

Pakistani citizens are expected to enjoy six holidays during Eidul Fitr celebrations, subject to government announcements.

When is Eidul Fitr anticipated to be celebrated in Pakistan?

Eidul Fitr is likely to be celebrated across Pakistan on April 10, 2024.

Who determines the holiday schedule for Eidul Fitr?

The government, in consultation with relevant departments such as the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), determines the holiday schedule.


While these forecasts provide valuable insights, the final announcement regarding the Eid holidays will be made by the government of Pakistan after thorough discussions with the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) and other concerned departments. Citizens need to stay updated with official announcements to plan their celebrations accordingly.

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