Eid Al Adha: How many days holiday will we be getting?
Eid Al Adha celebrations will be starting in less than a month, and it's got people questioning... Will we be having a day off?
So here's the thing, Eid holidays usually begin 1 day before Eid starts, which means if Eid is declared on a Thursday, you'll have Wednesday, Thursday, and the rest of the weekend off.
The Islamic Hijri calendar is based on moon sightings, which means that nothing is set in stone until officials have announced the day, based on the moon. Astronomers are estimating that Arafat Day will fall on Sunday September 11th, which will make Eid Al Adha happened the following day.
The private sector have already suggested, based on these estimates that the Eid Al Adha holiday will begin from September 9th to 13th, with work starting again on Wednesday September 14th.
Usually public sector workers get a 4 day break for Eid Al Adha, which could mean you would get September 9th to 12th off, and return back to work on Tuesday 13th September.
Once everything has been confirmed, we'll let you know!