Yemen Public Holidays Last updated on
Monday 26th April 2010
Friday is the official day of rest, when offices are closed. On weekdays, banks and government offices open from 8 or 9am until 12 noon or 1pm and close in the afternoon. Shops and restaurants open in the mornings and again in the evenings.
Islamic holidays are observed and in addition to these, there are the following secular holidays:
- May 1st: Labour Day
- May 22nd: Day of National Unity
- September 26th: Revolution Day
- October 14th: National Day
- November 30th: Independence Day
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