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Bahrain National Day Bank Holidays December 16-19

Source: Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama)
Posted: Monday, December 13, 2021

The Director of the Banking Services Directorate of the Central Bank of Bahrain, Hessa Saif Al Buflasa, has announced that the Central Bank of Bahrain had declared bank holidays in Thursday and Friday, December 16 and 17, 2021, to mark the upcoming annual National Day bank holiday for the Anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

As was the case some previous years (2015-12-13, 2014-12-13 and 2013-12-12), but not all (2017-12-11, 2016-12-15, 2011-12-13 and 2010-12-12), the aforementioned dates coincide with the Friday and Saturday weekly days of rest in Bahrain (2006-08-02), and the aforementioned announcement goes on to state "Therefore, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) will remain closed on Sunday, 19th December, 2021 (compensation for Friday) and will resume operations on Monday, 20th December, 2021.".

A similar announcement had been made by Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad AI Khalifa, yesterday (2021-12-12).

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