Source: The Central Bank of Jordan (Amman)
The Jordanian government is expected to issue a circular decreeing a non-working public holiday in Jordan on Thursday, November 30, 2017, to commemorate the upcoming annual Jordanian non-working public holiday "for the occasion of the Mawlid, which celebrates the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad".
The aforementioned announcement of Thursday, November 30, 2017, as the date of the upcoming annual Prophet Mohammad's birthday non-working public holiday in Jordan, this year, would be line with the list of official non-working 2017 public holidays in Jordan, as released late last year (15-Oct-2016).
Then Jordanian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ensour, had moved the 2014 and 2015 non-working public holiday in Jordan for Prophet Mohammad's Birthday (04-Dec-2015 and 07-Jan-2014), from Monday, January 13, to Sunday, January 12, 2014, and from Wednesday, December 23, to Thursday, December 24, 2015, but this was not done last year (06-Dec-2016 and 04-Dec-2016).
More generally, the Jordanian government often (26-Apr-2017, 31-Oct-2013, 19-Apr-2013, 17-Jan-2013, 24-Apr-2012 and 25-Apr-2006), though not always (21-May-2017, 13-May-2016, 26-Apr-2016 and 20-Oct-2014), moves mid-week public holidays to the nearest weekend, in particular the Labour Day non-working public holiday in Jordan, and the Hijri New Year Jordanian public holiday, to adjoin a nearby weekend.
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