Holidays and Closures

List of Government of Bangladesh Declared Holidays in 2020

Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language DaySunday, February 21
Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur RahmanWednesday,
March 17
Independence and National DayFriday,
March 26
May Day Saturday,
May 1
Jumatul Bida*Monday,
May 10
Eid ul Fitr*Thursday-Saturday,
May 13-15
Buddha Purnima*Wednesday,
May 26
Eid ul Azha*Tuesday-Thursday,
July 20-22
Janmashtami*Monday,
August 30
National Mourning DaySunday,
August 15
Durga Puja*Friday,
October 15
Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SM)*Tuesday,
October 19
Victory DayThursday,
December 16
ChristmasSaturday,
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.