The cabinet approved the proposed list of 22 holidays for the 2023 calendar year on Monday, however eight of them corresponded with weekends (Fridays and Saturdays).
As per circular of Bangladesh Government, the holiday of Eid Ul Fitr is from 20 April 2023 to 23 April 2023 which may extend one more day based on appearance of the moon.
There will be 14 general holidays and eight additional holidays as a result of executive directives issued by the government. According to Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam, the decision was made at the Cabinet meeting on Monday. Next year, there will be 22 public holidays in 2023, with eight of them being weekends.”
In 2022, there were also 22 public holidays.
Date of Eid ul Fitr 2023 in Bangladesh is 22 April 2023 and date of Eid ul Adha 2023 is 29 June 2023 and both of them are depends on appearance of the moon.
Date of Vijaya Dashami (Durga Puja) is 24 October 2023, Date of Buddha Purnima is 5 May 2023, And Christmas Day is 25 December 2023.
|21 February||Tuesday||Shaheed Day|
|8 March||Wednesday||*Shab e-Barat|
|17 March||Friday||Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birthday|
|26 March||Sunday||Independence Day|
|14 April||Friday||Bengali New Year (Pohela Baishakh)|
|19 April||Wednesday||*Laylat al-Qadr|
|20 April-23 April||Friday-Sunday||*Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|1 May||Monday||May Day|
|4 May||Thursday||*Buddha Purnima|
|27 June – 30 June||Wednesday-Friday||*Eid ul-Adha Holiday ( 27th June is Special Holiday)|
|15 August||Tuesday||National Mourning Day|
|28 September||Tuesday||*Eid-e-Milad un-Nabi|
|24 October||Tuesday||Vijaya Dashami (Durga Puja)|
|16 December||Saturday||Victory Day|
|25 December||Monday||Christmas Day|
BD Government Holidays 2023 Calendar
* Star marks are subject to the appearance of the Moon.
Bangladesh Government and Public Holiday Calendar 2023
Offices, agencies and institutions whose schedules and holidays are regulated by their own laws or whose jobs have been declared as essential by the Government, the concerned offices, agencies and institutions shall declare such leave in the public interest in accordance with their own laws and regulations. Bangladesh XXIX 2023 plan – Bangladesh xxviii plan 2023 is also available in the table that has given above.
There are 22 government holidays in Bangladesh in 2023. The actual number of government holidays in Bangladesh will be change after publishing official public holiday calendar 2023.
2023 Bangladesh Government Holidays List
BD Govt Holiday 2023 Notice