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Kuwaiti Public Holiday May 29

Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City)
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that it had declared Thursday, May 29, 2014, as another day in lieu non-working public holiday for the upcoming Israa and Meraj (Prophet's Ascension) annual public holiday.

Similarly to what was done in past years (2011-06-27, 2009-07-09, 2008-07-09 and 2007-08-04), but not recently (2013-06-14 and 2012-05-11), the Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission moved the 2014 date of the Israa and Meraj annual public holiday to adjoin a weekend.

The moving of some of Kuwait's public holidays to adjoin the nearest Kuwait weekend, was re-confirmed in 2008 (2008-03-26) following an imbroglio related to the expected date for the Western New Year public holiday, earlier that year (2007-12-26). The weekend in Kuwait changed from Thursday/Friday to Friday/Saturday, in 2007 (2007-06-03).

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