Source:Yemen News Agency (SABA)
Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: July 28, 2013
The Yemeni Ministry of Civil Service and Insurance has announced that the previously-announced change in weekends in Yemen, from Thursday/Friday to Friday/Saturday was postponed indefinitely.
Earlier this year (2012-01-09), the government of Yemen had announced that the weekly days of rest (weekends) would be changed from the current Thursday/Friday to Friday/Saturday. As per this announcement, Saturday, February 4, 2012, was to be the first Saturday off in Yemen, after which the new Friday/Saturday weekends would be the norm.