Eid holidays to stretch nine days after Cabinet decision
The Cabinet has decided to regard Wednesday and Thursday, which fall on Oct 8 and 9, as “days off”, said Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Justice Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. “October 8 and 9, which fall on Wednesday and Thursday, will be days off for the employees of ministries and state bodies,” the minister said, following a weekly Cabinet meeting at Seif Palace yesterday. The two days off will be part of the official holiday of Eid Al-Adha, which falls on Saturday (Oct 4). Thus, the holiday of the festival will last nine days, beginning on Friday (Oct 3) and ending on Saturday (Oct 11).