Source:The Central Bank of Jordan (Amman)
Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Most recent follow-up news item: November 20, 2017
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 (2016-10-15).
Then Jordanian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ensour, had moved the 2014 and 2015 non-working public holiday in Jordan for Prophet Mohammad's Birthday (2015-12-04 and 2014-01-07), 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 (2016-12-06 and 2016-12-04).