Islamic New Year falls on Saturday, Aug 31

Monday, July 1, 2019

The Islamic New Year for the year 1441 will fall on Saturday, Aug 31.

Local media reported quoting sources, that the Cabinet has issued a decision regarding holidays as per which if any public holidays and occasions fall on a Saturday, it will be considered as a public holiday, and will not be compensated by another day.

The sources stressed that the Cabinet also issued another decision to declare that the holiday for the Islamic New Year will be given on the same day, and will not be delayed to another day, affirming that article 82 of the decree issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) stipulates that the Cabinet will decide on the public holidays.

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