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Kuwait Updates Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays Dates
 
(Posted on Monday, December 1, 2008)

Source: Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Faisal al-Hajji, has announced that the Cabinet had decided to declare Thursday, December 11, 2008, as a one-off additional public holiday as it is falls between the previously announced Eid Al Adha public holidays and the weekend.

The effect of the aforementioned announcement, and the Kuwaiti Friday-Saturday weekend, is that government institutions will have an extended, 8-day of public holidays, from Friday, December 5, to Saturday, December 13, 2009.

The dates of the upcoming Eid al-Adha public holidays had been announced, last week (24-Nov-2008), as being from Sunday, December 7, to Wednesday, December 10, 2008.

Kuwaiti weekends were moved to Fridays and Saturdays, for the public sector, last year (04-Aug-2007). However, apart from banks, most of the private sector only gets Saturdays off.

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