Holidays and Closures

List of Government of Bangladesh Declared Holidays in 2020

Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language DayFriday, February 21
Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur RahmanTuesday, March 17
Independence and National DayThursday, March 26
May DayFriday, May 1
Buddha Purnima*Wednesday, May 6
Jumatul Bida*Friday, May 22
Eid ul Fitr*Monday, May 25
Eid ul Azha*Saturday, August 1
JanmashtamiTuesday, August 11
National Mourning DaySaturday, August 15
Durga PujaMonday, October 26
Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SM)*Friday, October 30
Victory DayWednesday, December 16
ChristmasFriday, December 25
* Exact date subject to the sighting of the moon

Other holidays may be declared subject to the holidays of the host country. Notices for these will be available on the News and Media page.