In the coming months September, October, November and December there are various national days in the Middle East. We have made an overview of the national free days at wich local offices are closed.
|Arafat day + Eid al Adha (offerfeest)||Monday 31 August – Thursday 3 September 2017||Islamic countries|
|Hijara – Islamic New Year||Thursday 21 September – Friday 22 September 2017||Islamic countries|
|Tassoua||Saturday 30 September 2017||Iran|
|Ashura||Sunday 1 October 2017||Iran|
|Arbeen||Friday 10 November 2017||Iran|
|Martyrdom of Imam Reza||Saturday 18 November 2017||Iran|
|The Sultan’s Birthday||Friday 18 November – Saturday 19 November 2017||Oman|
|Independence day||Tueasday 22 November 2017||Libanon|
|Martyrs’ Day||Wednesday 30 November 2017||United Arab Emirates|
|Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday||Friday 1 December 2017||Islamic countries|
|UAE National Day||Saturday 2 December 2017||United Arab Emirates|
|Bahrain National Day||Saturday 16 December 2017||Bahrain|
|Qatari National Day||Monday 18 December 2017||Qatar|
Religious holidays are subject to change depending upon the official sighting of the moon. If you have any questions, please contact Middle East specialist Kim Mulder-Romeijn.