Hijri New Year holiday for Kuwait Public Holiday, iiQ8News
iiQ8 : 20th August, 2019
Kuwait to mark Islamic New Year on Saturday, Aug 31 Sunday, Sept 1 may announce a public holiday, waiting for cabinet approval.
Public holiday on Muharram 1;
No shifting of holidays Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The Civil Service Commission said the new hejira year holiday will be on Muharram 1, be it on Saturday or Sunday.It said if Muharram 1 is on Sunday, Sept 1, then it will be a holiday, but if it falls on Saturday, Aug 31, then Saturday will be the day off and there will be no compensatory holiday for it.