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Maldives 2018 Mulls Eid-al-Adha Public Holidays Extension

Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release (Male)
Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018


The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has announced that he would extend the upcoming Eid-al-Adha annual public holidays of the Maldives, by a day, should the 1st of Zul-Hijja falls on August 12, 2018.

As per the text of the today's announcement, "President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has declared Sunday19th August as a public holiday, in the event that the 1st of Zul-Hijja falls on 12th August 2018", and the previously-announced (2018-01-15), list of 2018 public holidays in the Maldives would thus be amended as was the case in past years (2017-06-06, 2016-07-28 and 2016-07-12) and most recently for the 1st day of the month of Ramadan (2018-04-29).


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