Bahrain: Public holidays announced for Eid Al Adha

Bahrain has announced holiday dates for the upcoming Eid Al Adha starting from Monday, August 20th until Thursday, August 23rd. Work will resume Sunday August 26th.

All ministries, departments and public institutions will be closed on Arafah Day (Monday), and the three days of Eid (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).

His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister issued a circular stipulating the official holiday for Eid Al Adha

Eid Al Adha is one of the Islamic calendar’s two most important happenings. It translates into “Festival of Sacrifice” and marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Makkah.

 

 

Source Credit: BNA

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