The Federal Government of Pakistan has announced the Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 holidays. In this regard, on Saturday, 16 May 2020 interior ministry of Pakistan issued a notification. According to this notification, Friday 22 May 2020 to Wednesday 27 May 2020 (6 Days) will be public holidays for the festival of Eid-ul-Fitar.
According to this notification all businesses, shops, public places, community parks will remain closed with the exception of essential items, such as medical stores, medical services will remain open.
Eid Holidays list
22 May Friday Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
23 May Saturday Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
24 May Sunday Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
25 May Monday Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
26 May Tuesday Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
27 May Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
All Government, private, public offices and banks, etc. will remain close all over the country during these holidays. The employees of Provincial Governments of Punjab, Sindh, KPK, Balochistan, ‘Gilgit Baltistan will also enjoy the same days’ holidays.
The Central Ruet-I-Hilal Committee in the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb ur Rahman will meet on Saturday, 23 May in Karachi for the Eid Moon(Shawwal Moon) sighting.
According to the Meteorology Department During these days, the weather will remain partly cloudy and Eid-ul-Fitar is expected on 25 May 2020.
The Secretary of Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council has also explained that if the weather is clear on Sunday evening, 24 May, the moon will be visible in all cities of Pakistan. So Eid-ul-Fitar is expected on Monday, 25 May 2020. Due to COVID 19 Pandemic, the Eid Prayers will be offered according to the SOPs mentioned by the Government of Pakistan.