Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA)
Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday and Sunday, September 30 and October 1st, 2017, as a non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1439 public holidays of Bahrain.
Contrary to the past 2 years, but in line with the year before that (23-Oct-2014), when Sunday, October 26, 2014, was declared as a compensation public holiday for Bahrain's public sector, October 2 has also been declared a public holiday in Bahrain ("whereas Saturday is part of the weekend recess it will be compensated with Monday, October 2"), as the date of the non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1439 public holiday, falls during a weekend (02-Aug-2006).
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