Bank Holidays in Bangladesh

Based on the circular of Bangladesh Bank, all Banks and Financial Institutes in Bangladesh will remain closed on all Fridays and Saturdays and for the following holiday observances in the year of 2016.

HolidaysDates and DaysNo. of Holidays
Shaheed Dibash and International Mother Language Day21 February 2016
Sunday
1 day
Birthday of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman17 March 2016
Thursday
1 day
Independence and National Day26 March 2016
Saturday
1 day
Bengali New Year's Day14 April 2016
Thursday
1 day
May Day1 May 2016
Sunday
1 day
Buddha Purnima21 May 2016
Saturday
1 day
* Shab-e-Barat23 May 2016
Monday
1 day
Bank Holiday and Jumatul Wida1 July 2016
Friday
1 day
* Shab-e-Qadar3 July 2016
Sunday
1 day
* Eid-ul-Fitr5 - 7 Jul 2016
Tuesday - Thursday
3 days
National Mourning Day15 Aug 2016
Monday
1 day
Shuva Janmashtami25 August 2016
Thursday
1 day
* Eid-ul-Azha11 - 13 September 2016
Sunday - Tuesday
3 days
Durga Puja (Bijoya Dashami)11 October 2016
Tuesday
1 day
* Moharrum (Ashura)12 October 2016
Wednesday
1 day
* Eid-e-Miladun-Nabi (Sm)12 December 2016
Monday
1 day
Victory Day16 December 2016
Friday
1 day
Christmas Day25 December 2016
Sunday
1 day
Bank Holiday31 December 2016
Saturday
1 day

* Subject to the appearance of the Moon.

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