Official Events

EMBASSY HOLIDAYS & EVENTS

Embassy Holidays and Events for 2016:

Date

Holiday

Country

January 1

New Year’s Day

 

Uzbekistan & Bangladesh

 

January 22

* Fateha-e-Yazdaham

Bangladesh

February 21

 Shaheed Dibosh & International Mother Language Day

Bangladesh

March 8

 

  Women’s Day

 

Uzbekistan

March 17

 

 Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation

  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Bangladesh

March 21

 

Navruz

Uzbekistan

March 26

 

Independence and National Day

 

Bangladesh

April 14

Bangla New Year

Bangladesh

May 5

* Shab-e-Maraj

Bangladesh

May 9

 Remembrance Day

Uzbekistan

May 23

* Shab-e-Borat

Bangladesh

July 1

* Jumatul Bida

Bangladesh

July 6

Eid-ul-Fitr

Uzbekistan, Bangladesh

August 15

 National Mourning Day

Bangladesh

September 1

  Independence Day

Uzbekistan

September 12

 * Eid-Ul-Azha

Uzbekistan & Bangladesh

October 11

 * Durgapuza

Bangladesh

October 12

 * Ashura (Maharram)

Bangladesh

December 8

 Constitution Day

Uzbekistan

December 12

Eid-e-Milat-Un-Nabi (PBUH)

Bangladesh

December 16

Victory Day

Bangladesh

December 25

 Christmas Day

Bangladesh

* Dates are determined by the Lunar calendar; therefore, the exact dates for these holidays cannot be announced with any certainty at this time. When notified, an announcement will be published to identify the specific dates. 

** All Uzbek holidays falling on weekends are not observed on the preceding Friday or subsequent Monday.