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Bahrain Declares December 20 Financial And Public Sector Holiday
 
(Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2009)

Source: 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.

The communique points out that, as per custom (24-Apr-2009 and 18-Jan-2007), this extra public sector holiday was decreed as the upcoming Islamic New Year public holiday occurs on Friday, December 18, one of the weekend days of Bahrain (02-Aug-2006).

In related news, the Bahrain Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Bahrain have issued a communique declaring Sunday, December 20, 2009, as a financial market holiday. As such, the Bahrain Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Bahrain will both be closed on that date. However, all commercial banks will be open for business.

Related links:

Bahrain bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (December 2009)
Bahrain 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Bahrain 2020 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Bahrain 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Bahrain 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
Bahrain 2023 bank holidays and public holidays
 2010-12-04: Bahrain Declares Islamic New Year Public Holiday
 2009-12-22: Bahrain Announces Ashura Public Holidays Dates
 2009-04-24: Bahrain Day In Lieu Public Holiday
 2007-01-18: Bahrain Hijra New Year Day In Lieu Public Holiday
 2006-08-02: Bahrain To Change Weekend Days To Friday-Saturday


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