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Kuwait announces Eid Al Adha public holidays from June 16 to 18

Oman will have a long and exended holiday from June 16 to June 22

Public sector employees in Kuwait will resume their duties on June 19 after Eid festivities.
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Dubai: The Kuwaiti government has announced Eid Al Adha holiday from June 16 to June 18 across all ministries, state bodies and public institutions.

The decision, approved during the Cabinet’s weekly meeting, designates these days as official nationwide holidays.

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Consequently, public sector employees will resume their duties on Wednesday, June 19.

However in Oman, the holiday for employees of the government sector, as well as the private sector, will extend from June 16 to June 20.


All governmental offices will remain closed during these days, allowing employees to participate in the festivities and traditions associated with Eid Al Adha.

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Work is scheduled to resume on June 23.

The Ministry of Labour has also noted that employers may, if necessary, agree on terms to work during the holiday, provided that workers are compensated accordingly.