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The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has announced that he would extend the upcoming beginning of Ramadan annual public holiday of the Maldives, by 1 day, should the first day of Ramadan fall on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
As per the text of the today's announcement, "if the 1st of Ramadan falls on 16th May, a Wednesday, the next working day on Thursday will also be a public holiday", 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).
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