The Cabinet has decided to regard Wednesday and Thursday, which fall on Oct 8 and 9, as "days off", said Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Justice Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah.
"October 8 and 9, which fall on Wednesday and Thursday, will be days off for the employees of ministries and state bodies", the minister said, following a weekly Cabinet meeting at Seif Palace yesterday.
The two days off will be part of the official holiday of Eid Al-Adha, which falls on Saturday (Oct 4). Thus, the holiday of the festival will last nine days, beginning on Friday which will be the 3rd of October and ending on Saturday which will be the 11th of October.
Source: Kuwait Times