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Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2017 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1438.
As per the aforementioned announcement, "The Kingdom's ministries, governmental directorates and institutions will close on the first day of Eid Al Fitr (1st Shawwal1438H) and the two days immediately following it".
Contrary to what was done in some past years (2016-07-04, 2015-07-15, 2013-08-06 and 2012-08-15), though not all (2014-07-25), the usual period of 3 days of non-working public holidays for the upcoming 2016 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), will not be extended.
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