Source:Bahrain News Agency (Manama)
Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2008 Updated: Sunday, January 4, 2009
Earlier today, the Prime Minister issued a circular that confirms the Ashura dates of Friday and Saturday, January 18-19, 2008.
In addition,, as the aforementioned dates fall of the 2 weekly weekend days of Bahrain (2006-08-02), Government Ministries and establishments will get 2 extra days off work, on Sunday and Monday, January 20-21, 2008, as compensation.
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