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Bahrain 2012 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays Announced

Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA)
Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: October 26, 2020

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.

In addition, as Saturdays are one of the weekly days of rest in Bahrain (2006-08-02), the circular specifies that an additional, day in lieu, public holiday will be observed by government ministries, authorities and institutions on Sunday, February 5, 2012.

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