Holiday for Public and Private Sector to Mark Prophet's Birthday

05 Jan 2014

It's going to be a long weekend for many with Sunday 12 January declared a holiday

Get set for a long weekend. It's going to be a holiday for the public and private sectors on Sunday 12 January to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). The news was confirmed via an official announcement from the Ministry of Labour.

Those in the private sector who have Friday only as their weekend will get Saturday 11 January as an official paid holiday.

Similarly, those in the private sector whose weekend falls on Friday and Saturday, will get Sunday 12 January as their official paid holiday.