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Tuesday declared holiday for Hijri New Year
September 10, 2018, 9:59 am

Kuwait's Civil Services Commission on Sunday announced that 11 September will be an official holiday marking the new Hijri Year 1440.

A press statement by the commission referred to instructions No. 8 of 2018 issued on the Hijri holiday of New Year 1440, and due to Monday being the 30th of the month of Dhu AlHijjah, the holiday will be on Tuesday.

Previously the commission issued a declaration directed to all Ministries, governments, and institutions on September 4, mentioning that the Hijri New Year holiday will be on Monday, 10  September or Tuesday, 11 September.

The announcement includes the halting of work for one day on the first of the month of Muharram as an official holiday on the occasion of the Hijri New Year.

Source: KUNA

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