Eid al-Adha holiday set from Monday through Friday of next week

RAMALLAH, The Palestinian government set the holiday for the Muslim Eid al-Adha from Monday, August 20 through Friday August 24, according to a statement issued at the conclusion of the cabinet’s weekly meeting in Ramallah.

All government institutions, banks, schools and most of the private sector will be on holiday for these five days, which also coincides with the Hajj season to Mecca.

The first day of the four-day Eid al-Adha is Tuesday, August 21.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency