HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the official delegation accompanying him seen performing Umrah (minor pilgrimage) early Tuesday morning in the holy city of Makkah. (KUNA)
‘Eid’ holidays fixed 4 days off

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14, (KUNA): The Civil Service Commission announced today that Eid holidays will fall on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday in the event that Saturday is determined to be the first day of the holidays.

Moreover, Tuesday will be added to the three days as an extra day of rest, said a statement issued by the Commission.

On the other hand, if it is determined that next Sunday should be the first day of the Eid holidays, then Saturday will be considered an extra day of rest, and the holidays will fall on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Kuwait’s Meteorological Department announced, on Tuesday, that Eid Al-Fitr will fall on Aug 19, completing 30 days of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

In a press statement the department noted that it would be impossible to see the birth of the new moon (the crescent) that ends the holy month of fasting before that day.

He stressed the Eid crescent will be born on Friday, Aug 17, therefore; Aug 18 is going to complete 30 days of the holy month and Eid Al-Fitr will be on Sunday, Aug 19.

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