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    Kuwait announces 2-day official holiday for Islamic New Year

10:21 04 August 2021 Author :  

The Kuwaiti government has announced that August 8-9 will be a public holiday in celebration of the Islamic New Year.

Although the Islamic New Year falls on Monday, the government has declared Sunday also as an official holiday.

Based on a proposal presented by the Civil Service Commission, all government agencies, institutions and bodies will suspend work during the holiday.

With Sunday-Monday being official holidays, Kuwaitis will get an extended weekend from August 6-9./ agencies

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