Dhaka – Bangladeshi people will enjoy a six-day holiday on the occasion of the Muslim’s religious festival of Eid-al-Adha as the government announced September 11 a public holiday.
The second largest Muslim religious festival will be celebrated on September 13 across Bangladesh.
The government declared the September 11 holiday on condition that the public servants will have to work an additional day on September 24 (Saturday) as compensation.
Generally the public servants enjoy three days of holiday during the Eid.
September 11 has been made holiday through an executive order of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said a handout of the public administration ministry said Monday afternoon.
Government employees were given a nine-day vacation in the Eid-ul-Fitr in July.