KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Civil Service Commission (CSC) presented a proposal to the Council of Ministers to approve five days as Eid al- Adha holiday starting from Oct 3 and coinciding with Arafat day which falls on Friday until Tuesday Oct 7, reports Al-Seyassah daily.
This means the official working day after Eid break will begin on Wednesday
and the decision to include Wednesday and Thursday will be left in the hands of
the Council of Ministers to extend the holiday to nine days.
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22, (KUNA): The Cabinet has decided to regard Wednesday and
Thursday, which fall on Oct 8 and 9, as “days-off”, said Minister of State for
Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Justice Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-
Mubarak Al-Sabah. “Oct 8 and 9, which fall on Wednesday and Thursday, will be
days-off for the employees of ministries and state bodies,” the minister said
following a weekly cabinet meeting held at Al-Seif Palace on Monday under
chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister, Interior Minister and Acting Minister of
Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.
The decided two-days off will be part of the official holiday of Eid Al-
Adha, which falls on Saturday (Oct 4). Thus, the holiday of the festival will be
nine days, beginning on Friday (Oct 3) and ending on Saturday (Oct 11).