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Public Holidays in Maldives in 2016

Maldives Upcoming Holidays in Maldives

Mawlid al-Nabi
Mawlid al-Nabi

11 December 2016 This National holiday is in 7 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

The Day Maldives Embraced Islam
The Day Maldives Embraced Islam

31 December 2016 This National holiday is in 27 days. According to legend, the Maldives was converted to Islam in the year 1153 AD

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 28 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Maldives List of national public holidays of Maldives in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Tuesday January 12 Jan 12 The Day Maldives Embraced Islam First day of the month of Rabi' al-thani
Sunday May 01 May 1 Workers Day
Monday June 06 Jun 6 First of Ramazan
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid-ul Fithr End of Ramadan
Tuesday July 26 Jul 26 Independence Day
Wednesday July 27 Jul 27 Independence Day Holiday
Thursday July 28 Jul 28 Public Holiday Additional holiday to bridge to the weekend
Sunday September 11 Sep 11 Hajj Day Arafat (Haj) Day
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid-ul Al'haa Sacrifice Feast
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Islamic New Year Islamic New Year
Thursday November 03 Nov 3 Victory Day
Friday November 11 Nov 11 Republic Day
Wednesday November 30 Nov 30 Qaumee Dhuvas First day of the month of Rabi' al-awwaw
Sunday December 11 Dec 11 Mawlid al-Nabi
Saturday December 31 Dec 31 The Day Maldives Embraced Islam First day of the month of Rabi' al-thani

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  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • The weekend is observed on a Friday and Saturday

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