Public holiday announced for Prophet Mohammad’s birthday

Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh on Tuesday announced that all ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday marking Prophet Mohammad’s birthday next Tuesday, October 19.

Prophet Mohammad (Peace be Upon Him) was born on the 12th day of Rabi I in the Islamic calendar.

Khasawneh stressed in an official statement that all official institutions should contribute in highlighting the “noble” occasion.

The circular exempted ministries and public institutions, “whose nature of work requires otherwise.”

Source: Jordan News Agency