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The Central Bank of Kuwait has issued a circular to the local banks about the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), stating that contrary to what was declared for government employees, Sunday, July 27, 2014, would not be a bank holiday in Kuwait.
At the beginning of July (2014-07-08), the Kuwaiti Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC) had announced that the extent of the 2014 annual non-working public holidays due to the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr would be nine days, and a week later (2014-07-16), the Kuwaiti Cabinet approved the nine days annual non-working public holidays for the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr in 2014, as proposed by the Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC).
In related news, the KSE has announced that it would suspend trading from Sunday, July 27, until Thursday, July 31, and would resume trading on Sunday, August 3, 2014.
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