When is the Hijri New Year holiday in Bahrain?

Bahrain has announced a public holiday on the occasion of the Islamic New Year.

According to Bahrain News Agency, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa issued a circular today regarding the Hijri New Year holiday.

The circular stated that the Kingdom’s ministries, agencies and official institutions will be closed on Thursday, 20 August 2020, corresponding to the 1st of Muharram.