Eid ul Fitr 2016 - How many holidays is it by country?

Eid ul Fitr 2016: How many holidays is it by country?

Eid ul Fitr is expected on Wednesday July 6 in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and most of the world, but holidays range from 4 days in Pakistan to 11 days in Saudi Arabia.

Public holidays

The following public holidays have been officially announced so far:

Saudi Arabia: 11-day Eid holiday, from Thursday June 30 until Sunday July 10.

Qatar: 11-day Eid holiday, from Sunday July 3 until Monday July 11, including the July 1-2 weekend.

UAE and Bangladesh: nine-day Eid holiday, from Friday July 1 until Saturday July 9.

Oman: five-day holiday, from Tuesday July 5, until Saturday July 9.

Pakistan: four-day holiday, from Tuesday July 5, until Friday July 8.

Turkey: nine-day Eid holiday, from Saturday July 2 until Sunday July 10.

Source: Al Jazeera


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  • DR KHALID MAHMOOD SHOUQ

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    in Pakistan EID holidays start from Friday 01 July practically….02 Saturday …03 Sunday..04..Monday….05 Tuesday 06 Wednesday 07 Thursday 08 Friday 09 Saturday 10 Sunday and 11 again Monday …only no holiday in bank 02-04-09 and 11
    chk GOVT OFFICES IN ISLAMABAD LAHORE QUETTA PESHAWAR …VISIT IT OBSERVE IT ..WE R THE NATION OF HOLIDAYS……..EAT SHEET AND DIE..NO BODY CARE ABOUT MOTTO OF LIFE