This year, according to sources, government personnel should be on holiday for nine days because of Eid-Ul-Adha.
The sources say states that Eid vacations will start in Pakistan as from 17 July, with Saturday and Sunday perceived by government officials as weekly holidays.
The vacation in Hajj, however, is on 20 July, followed by the holidays in Eid-Ul-Adha on 21, 22 and 23 July. Nine days are the complete number of holidays.
Bureaux are scheduled to open again from 25 July.
On the contrary, the administration has not issued an official declaration.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Board held in Karachi today on behalf of the Zil Hajj moon, announcing that the Eid-Ul-Adha will be celebrated on 21 July following deliberations with experts and members of the Board.