Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2007
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.
With the Bahraini law stipulating compensation for the off days that fall on Friday or Saturday, this means the this public holiday will be observed on the following Sunday.
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Bahrain Hijra New Year Day In Lieu Public Holiday" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.