Shab e-Meraj in Pakistan
Quick FactsIsra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
|Isra und Mi'radsch (Himmelfahrt Mohammeds)||German|
Alternative nameIsra and Mi'raj
Shab e-Meraj 2017Monday, April 24, 2017
Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
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Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.
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Shab e-Meraj ObservancesNote: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
|Thu||Sep 1||2005||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Mon||Aug 21||2006||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sat||Aug 11||2007||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Fri||Aug 1||2008||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Mon||Jul 20||2009||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Fri||Jul 9||2010||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Jun 29||2011||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sun||Jun 17||2012||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||Jun 6||2013||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||May 27||2014||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sat||May 16||2015||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||May 5||2016||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Mon||Apr 24||2017||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
Other holidays in April 2017 in Pakistan
- Good Friday ―Friday, April 14, 2017
- Easter Sunday ―Sunday, April 16, 2017
- Easter Monday ―Monday, April 17, 2017
- Eid e-Rizwan ―Friday, April 21, 2017
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