Public holiday on Ashura in Bahrain

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The Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa issued a circular regarding the Ashura holiday for the year 1441 AH.

According to the Al-Khalifa circular, on the occasion of Ashura 1441 AH, the Kingdom's ministries, departments, bodies and public institutions are closed on Monday and Tuesday corresponding to the ninth and tenth of September 2019.

The Shia-dominated kingdom of Bahrain is witnessing the holding of mourning processions and the establishment of mourning ceremonies in various parts of the country to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him.