Public Holiday in Jordan in 2023

Public Holiday in Jordan in 2023
Crown Prince Hussein and Rajwa Al Saif.
  How long until Public Holiday?
There are no upcoming dates for this event
  Dates of Public Holiday in Jordan
2023 May 31, Jun 1
JordanThu, Jun 1National Holiday
JordanWed, May 31Government Holiday

Marking the marriage of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II to Rajwa Khaled Al-Saif.

  Which regions observe Public Holiday in 2023?
National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a public holiday Govt Holiday
  JordanMay 31
  JordanJun 1

Jordan will observe a public holiday on Thursday June 1st 2023.

All ministries, official departments, public institutions and bodies, universities, municipalities, The Joint Services Councils, the Greater Amman Municipality, and governmental companies will be suspended. The Ministry of Labor confirmed that the official holiday includes private sector institutions as well as the public sector.

According to the ministry, this decision has been made in light of the significance of this occasion. It aims to allow citizens across the country to express their happiness and celebrate the wedding of the beloved Crown Prince.

The holiday will be granted on the occasion of the marriage of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II to Rajwa Khaled Al-Saif, Prime Minister Dr. Bishr Al-Khasawneh announced on Tuesday.

The decision also will oblige that the working hours of the mentioned institutions will end at 13:00, on Wednesday May 31st.

Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh issued the decision which includes ministries, official departments, public institutions and bodies, official universities, municipalities and joint services councils, Greater Amman Municipality and other companies wholly owned by the government.

The decision excluded ministries and official departments whose nature of work requires otherwise.

On August 17th 2022, the Royal Hashemite Court announced the engagement of Crown Prince Hussein to Saudi citizen Rajwa Al Saif. The engagement ceremony was held at the home of Al Saif's father in Riyadh the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al Saif, born on 28 April 1994 in Riyadh, is the daughter of Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al Saif and Azza bint Nayef bin Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al Sudairi (daughter of a maternal first cousin of King Salman of Saudi Arabia). She attended the Syracuse University School of Architecture. The couple will marry on June 1st 2023 at Zahran Palace

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