Public Holidays

  1    January- New Year’s Day

1    May-Labour Day
16 December- National Day
17 December- Accession Day
1   Moharram- Islamic New Year – December *
10 Moharram- Day of Ashura      - December *
12 Rabi-ul-Awwal- Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday – March *
27 Rajab- Isra and Miraj – July *
1   Shawwal- Eid-ul-Fitr – September *
10 Zulhijjah- Eid-ul-Adha – November *

* - Dates for these festivals are moveable as they are in accordance with the lunar calendar.