The Maldivian government has said that if the month of Hajj begins on 12 August this year, the 19 August would become a public holiday
Spokesperson of the President’s Office, Ibrahim Muaz Ali took to Twitter tonight to announce that President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has decided that 19 August would be a public holiday if the month of Hajj falls on 12 August as stated on the calendar to give a continuous Eid holiday for the state employees.
Since 19 August is a Sunday this year, the month of Hajj starting on 12 August would give a nine-day holiday to the public.
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