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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Bahrain public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of September 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Bahrain public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Bahrain public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Bahrain 2019 Ashura Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Director of the Banking Services Directorate of the Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that the Central Bank of Bahrain had declared bank holidays in Bahrain on Monday and Tuesday, September 9 and 10, 2019, to mark the upcoming Ashoora 1441 bank holidays.
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  • Sep
  • 4
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  • Bahrain 2019 Ashura Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Monday and Tuesday, September 9 and 10, 2019, as this year's non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashura for the Hijri year 1441 ("The Kingdom's ministries, directorates and public institutions will be closed on Monday September 9 and Tuesday September 10").
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  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1441 Islamic New Year Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, August 31, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1441 public holiday of Bahrain.
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Bahrain 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating, once again, as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), the date of the Day of Arafat, the date of the Eid Al-Adha as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Adha public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1440.
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  • Jun
  • 2
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  • Bahrain 2019 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating, once again, as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1440.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2019 Public Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday, May 1, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual "International Workers' Day" public holiday of Bahrain.
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2018

  • Sep
  • 16
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  • Bahrain 2018 Ashura Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday and Thursday, September 19 and 20, 2018, as this year's non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashura for the Hijri year 1440.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1440 Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Tuesday, September 11, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1440 public holidays of Bahrain.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • Bahrain 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank holidays and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2019.
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Bahrain 2018 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2018 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1439.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2018 Public Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Tuesday, May 1, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual "International Workers' Day" public holiday of Bahrain.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Bahrain 2017 National Day Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Director of the Banking Services Directorate of the Central Bank of Bahrain, Besa Abdulla Al Sada, has announced that the Central Bank of Bahrain had declared bank holidays in Bahrain on Sunday and Monday, December 17 an 18, 2017, to mark the upcoming annual National Day bank holiday and the Bahrain bank holiday for the Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Bahrain 2017 National Day Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday and Sunday, December 16 and 17, 2017, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual National Day and the 18th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Bahrain Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday November 30

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Friday, December 1, 2017, as the date of the upcoming annual non-working 2017 public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Anniversary of the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed non-working public holiday of Bahrain.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Bahrain 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank holidays and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Bahrain Releases 1439 AH Calendar

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments has released the "Bahrain Islamic Calendar for the new Hijri Year 1439" which will no doubt be used to calculate the dates of the 2018 Islamic public holidays of Bahrain.
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  • Sep
  • 26
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1439 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday and Sunday, September 30 and October 1st, 2017, as a non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1439 public holidays of Bahrain.
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  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Bahrain 2017 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday to Thursday, August 31 to September 5, 2017, as the annual non-working public sector holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays for the Islamic year 1438.
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Bahrain 2017 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2017 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1438.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2017 Bank Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it had declared a bank holiday on Monday, May 1st, 2017, to mark the upcoming annual Labour Day public holiday and bank holiday in Bahrain.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Bahrain Bank Holiday January 1st

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Acting Director of the Banking Services Directorate of the Central Bank of Bahrain, Hesa Abdulla Al Sada, has announced that the Central Bank of Bahrain had declared a bank holiday in Bahrain on Sunday, January 1, 2016, on account of the annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark Western New Year.
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  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Bahrain New Year 2017 Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has finally issued a circular declaring Sunday, January 1, 2016, as the annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Western New Year non-working public holiday of Bahrain for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Bahrain 2016 National Day Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Acting Director of the Banking Services Directorate of the Central Bank of Bahrain, Hesa Abdulla Al Sada, has announced that the Central Bank of Bahrain had declared bank holidays in Bahrain for Friday and Saturday, December 16 an 17, 2016, to mark the upcoming annual National Day bank holiday and the Bahrain bank holiday for the Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Bahrain 2016 National Day Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Friday and Saturday, December 16 an 17, 2016, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual National Day and the 17th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Bahrain Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday December 11

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Sunday, December 11, 2016, as the date of the upcoming annual non-working 2016 public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Anniversary of the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed non-working public holiday of Bahrain.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Bahrain 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank holidays and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Bahrain 2016 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Sunday to Wednesday, September 11 to 14, 2016, as the annual non-working public sector holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays for the Islamic year 1437.
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  • Jul
  • 4
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  • Bahrain 2016 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2016 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1437.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Bahrain New Year 2016 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has finally issued a circular declaring Friday, January 1, 2016, as the annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Western New Year non-working public holiday of Bahrain for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Bahrain Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday December 23

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday, December 23, 2015, as the second occurrence in 2015 of the annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Anniversary of the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed non-working public holiday of Bahrain.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Bahrain 2015 National Day Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday and Thursday, December 16 an 17, 2015, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual National Day and the 16th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Bahrain 2015 Ashura Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24, 2015, as this year's non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashura for the Hijri year 1437.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1437 Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday, October 15, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1437 public holiday.
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  • Sep
  • 21
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  • Bahrain 2015 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday to Monday, September 23 to 28, 2015, as the annual non-working public sector holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays for the Islamic year 1436.
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Bahrain 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Bahrain 2015 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating the official annual non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2015 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) and the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays for the Islamic year 1436.
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2015 Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it had declared a bank holiday on Friday, May 1st, 2015, as well as Sunday, May 3, 2015, to mark the upcoming annual Labour Day public holiday and bank holiday in Bahrain.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2015 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular on the upcoming Labour Day 2015 non-working public holidays in Bahrain.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Bahrain 2015 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, January 3, 2015, as the annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Anniversary of the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed non-working public holiday of Bahrain.
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  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Bahrain January 2015 Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare bank holidays on Thursday and Saturday, January 1 and 3, 2015, on account of the annual non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark Western New Year and the Prophet's Birthday.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Bahrain 2014 National Day Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Tuesday and Wednesday, December 16 an 17, 2014, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual National Day and the 15th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Bahrain 2014 Ashoora Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare bank holidays on Monday and Tuesday, November 3 and 4, 2014, in line with the recently-announced non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashoora.
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Bahrain 2014 Ashoora Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has issued a circular declaring Monday and Tuesday, November 3 and 4, 2014, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashoora.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1436 Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare a bank holiday on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in line with the recently-announced non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual public holiday for the Islamic New Year 1436, as well as add a compensatory bank holiday on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1436 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's First Deputy Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, October 25, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1436 public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Bahrain 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Bahrain 2014 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Friday to Tuesday, October 3 to 7, 2014, as the annual non-working public sector holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays for the Islamic year 1435.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Bahrain 2014 Eid Al Fitr Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has in turn announced the dates of the bank holidays for the upcoming 2014 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) in Bahrain.
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Bahrain 2014 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating the official annual non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2014 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) and the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays for the Islamic year 1435.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2014 Bank Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it had declared a bank holiday on Thursday, May 1st, 2014, to mark the upcoming annual Labour Day public holiday in Bahrain.
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2014 Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday, May 1st, 2014, to mark the upcoming annual International Labour Day Holiday 2014 public holiday in Bahrain.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Bahrain 2014 Prophet's Birthday Bank Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare a bank holiday on Monday, January 13, 2014, to mark the upcoming official annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1435.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Bahrain 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Monday, January 13, 2014, as the date of the official annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1435.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Bahrain New Year 2014 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular also declaring Wednesday, January 1st, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Western New Year 2014.
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  • Dec
  • 26
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  • Bahrain New Year 2014 Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare a bank holiday on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014, to mark the upcoming annual public holiday for the Western New Year 2014.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Bahrain 2013 National Day Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would also declare bank holidays on Monday and Tuesday, December 16 an 17, 2013, to mark the upcoming annual National Day and the 14th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Bahrain 2013 National Day Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Monday and Tuesday, December 16 an 17, 2013, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual National Day and the 14th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Bahrain 2013 Ashoora Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare bank holidays on Wednesday and Thursday, November 13 and 14, 2013, in line with the recently-announced non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashoora.
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Bahrain 2013 Ashoora Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Deputy Prime Minister, Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Wednesday and Thursday, November 13 and 14, 2013, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashoora.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1435 Bank Holidays

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare a bank holiday on Monday, November 4, 2013, in line with the recently-announced non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual public holiday for the Islamic New Year 1435.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1435 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Monday, November 4, 2013, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1435 public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 8
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  • Bahrain 2013 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Monday to Thursday, October 14 to 17, 2013, as the annual non-working public sector holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays for the Islamic year 1434.
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  • Aug
  • 22
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  • Bahrain 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2014.
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  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Bahrain 2013 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays Extended

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring the day of the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) and the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays for the Islamic year 1434.
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  • Jan
  • 21
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  • Bahrain 2013 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday, January 24, 2013, as the official non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1434.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Bahrain Arafat Public Holiday Update

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Labour Ministry Under-Secretary, Sobah Al Dossary, has announced that his ministry had suggested including Arafat Day as a non-working public sector public holiday also for the private sector.
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  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Bahrain 2012 Ashoora Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday and Sunday, November 24 and 25, 2012, as a non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming anniversary of Ashoora.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Bahrain Hijri 1434 Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday, November 15, 2012, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Islamic New Year 1434.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Bahrain 2012 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday to Sunday, October 25 to 30, 2012, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays for the Islamic year 1433 in Bahrain.
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Bahrain 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Bahrain 2012 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Sunday to Tuesday, August 19 to 21, 2012, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays for the Islamic year 1433.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Bahrain Public Holiday May 1st

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Tuesday, May 1, 2012, as a non-working public holiday to mark the International Labor Day holiday for the calendar year 2012.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Bahrain 2012 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Tuesday, February 4, 2012, as a public holiday to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1433.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Bahrain 2012 New Year Public Holiday Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Sunday, January 1st, 2012, as a public holiday to mark the upcoming Western new year.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Bahrain 2011 National Day Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring the public holidays, and substitute public holidays, for the upcoming 40th National Day of Bahrain.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Bahrain 2011 Ashora New Year Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular announcing the dates of the upcoming Ashora non-working public holidays in Bahrain.
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  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Bahrain 1433 Hijra New Year Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular announcing the dates of the upcoming Hijra (Islamic) New Year non-working public holidays in Bahrain.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Bahrain 2011 Eid al Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular announcing the dates of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Bahrain.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Bahrain 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2012.
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  • Aug
  • 28
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  • Bahrain 2011 End of Ramadan Bank Holidays Announced

    Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) - The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) has announced the dates of the bank holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Bahrain Announces Start of Ramadan

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's moon-sighting committee has announced that the upcoming month of Ramadan would begin on Monday, August 1, 2011, in Bahrain.
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Bahrain Declares May 1 Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular on the upcoming May 1st, Labour Day, public holiday.
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  • Feb
  • 12
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  • Bahrain Announces Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Tuesday, February 15, 2011, as a public holiday to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1432.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Bahrain 2011 New Year Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, January 1st, 2011, as a public holiday to mark the Western new year.
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Bahrain 2010 National Day Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring public sector holidays from Wednesday, December 15, until Monday, December 20, 2010 (Muharram 9-14).
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Bahrain Declares Islamic New Year Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring a one-day public holiday on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, to coincide with the first day of Muharram, the Islamic New Year 1432 AH.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Bahrain Declares School Holiday Tomorrow

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Earlier today, Bahrain's Education Minister, Majed bin Ali Al Nuaimi, declared a one day holiday for government and private schools tomorrow Thursday, December 2, 2010.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Bahrain 2010 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a decision that Bahrain's public sector observe the Eid Al Adha public holidays from Monday to Thursday, November 15-18, 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Bahrain 2010 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - The president of Bahrain's Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, has announced that Bahrain would celebrate the upcoming Eid Al Fitr public holiday tomorrow, Friday, September 10, 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Bahrain Extends End of Ramadan Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has announced that all ministries and government establishments would be closed, as usual, on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr and the two following days, but that as these 3 days cover the Bahrain Friday and Saturday weekend, the Eid public holidays will be expanded for another two days.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Bahrain 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Bahrain Declares May 2 Substitute Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a May Day circular announcing that all ministries, government departments and institutions would close on Saturday, May 1, 2010, for the International Workers' Day public holiday.
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  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Bahrain Revises Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Date

    - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued an official circular specifying the date, and compensatory day-off, of the upcoming Prophet Mohammed's Birthday public holiday in Bahrain.
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  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Bahrain Aligns Private And Public Sector Holidays

    Gulf Daily News (Manama) - Bahrain's Shura Council has backed an amendment to the new "Private Sector Employment Law", currently being debated by parliament, that would align the annual holidays and public holidays of the private sector on those of the public sector.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Bahrain 2010 New Year Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, has issued a circular concerning non-working public holidays associated with the upcoming Gregorian New Year.
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  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Bahrain Announces Ashura Public Holidays Dates

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, has issued a circular announcing that Bahrain's ministries and establishments will be closed on December 26th and 27th, 2009, to mark Ashura for the Islamic year 1431.
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Bahrain Declares December 20 Financial And Public Sector Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, has released a communique declaring Sunday, December 20, 2010, as a day in lieu public sector holiday, for all ministries and governmental bodies.
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  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Bahrain Confirms End of Ramadan Public Holidays

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular on the dates for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr public holidays for the Hijri Year 1430.
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  • Jun
  • 22
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  • Bahrain 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Bahrain's Central Bank has published its list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2010.
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Bahrain Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama) - The Government of Bahrain has declared Sunday, May 3, 2009, as a day in lieu public holiday, due to the fact that this year's Labour Day public holiday falls on a Friday.
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  • Mar
  • 14
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  • Bahrain Law To Align Private And Public Sector Holidays

    Gulf Daily News (Manama) - Thursday, at an extraordinary session of Bahrain's Parliament, MPs backed a proposed new Private Sector Employment Law which would, among other aspects, bring the number and duration of the private sector's public holidays in line with those of government employees.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Bahrain Announces Ashura Public Holidays Dates

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, has issued a communique indicating that the dates of the upcoming Ashura public holidays would be Tuesday and Wednesday, January 6 and 7, 2009.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Bahrain Announces Hijri New Year 1430 Public Holiday Date

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, has issued a circular indicating that the dates of the upcoming Hijri New Year 1430 public holiday would be Monday, December 29, 2008.
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  • Sep
  • 28
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  • Bahrain Confirms End of Ramadan Day in Lieu For Public Sector

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Bahrain's Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman al Khalifa, issued a circular confirming that the public sector would be on holidays on the date of the upcoming Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday, as well as the 2 following days.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Bahrain Declares January 20-21 Government Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (Manama) - Earlier today, the Prime Minister issued a circular that confirms the Ashura dates of Friday and Saturday, January 18-19, 2008.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Bahrain Eid al-Adha Holiday To Extend For 10 Days

    Gulf News - This December's combination of national and religious public holidays coupled with days in lieu for holidays that fall on the weekend is giving employees in the public sector a total of 10 consecutive days off, from Friday, December 14, to Sunday, December 23, 2007.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Bahrain Civil Servants Get October 16 Public Holiday

    Gulf News - Late Sunday, Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, announced that with Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, likely to be on Saturday, October 13, the public sector will have Friday, a weekly day off, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, as Eid days, and Tuesday in compensation for Saturday.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Bahrain Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Update

    Bahrain News Agency - Saturday March 31, 2007, will be a public holiday, to mark the Prophet's Birthday.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Bahrain Pressure To Declare March 8 Public Holiday

    Gulf News (Manama) - Bahrain's Women Union has called for International Women's Day on March 8 to be made a public holiday in the kingdom.
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • Bahrain Hijra New Year Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    National NCS - January 21, 2007, has been declared a public holiday in Bahrain, on the occasion of the Hijra New Year, as Hijra New Year in Bahrain is predicted to occur on Saturday January 20.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Bahrain Announces Eid Al Adha Public Sector Holidays

    The Gulf Times (Manama) - Public sector employees and students will remain away from the office and schools for nine days. The nine-day holiday will start on Friday December 29, the day before Eid Al Adha, and will end on January 6, 2007, with all ministries and government establishments and organizations remaining closed.
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Bahrain December 18 Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    ASI - There are unconfirmed reports, quoting the Bankers Society of Bahrain, that the 2 national day holidays of December 16 and 17, 2006, will be followed by an additional day of public holiday on Monday, December 18, 2006.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Bahrain Financial Public Holiday

    Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - All financial institutions will be closed from October 23 to October 25, 2006, inclusive.
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  • Aug
  • 2
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  • Bahrain To Change Weekend Days To Friday-Saturday

    The Times (Manama) - Beginning in September 2006, weekends in Bahrain will run from Friday to Saturday instead of Thursday to Friday.
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See also: Bahrain bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Bahrain)