The question on everyone's lips today is: "when is Eid happening?".
People working in the public sector don't really care, they're getting most of next week off.
But for us private sector people, the question is an important one. Are we getting a 4 day weekend, or a butchered workweek?
The possibilities are as follows:
- Eid could be on Sunday, which means that we'll get Sunday and Monday off (hence the 4-day weekend, Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon)
- Eid could be on Monday, which means we'll get a butchered workweek (Fri-Sat off, work on Sunday, then Mon-Tue off)
- My company could decide to generously give us 3 days off (which is what my sister is getting...I'm so jealous!)
Surely, there must be a better way to decide when Eid is, other than waiting for the moon to make up its mind. I can't believe that with all the technology we have, the satellites and the telescopes, we can't find out when Eid really is?
It makes planning a long weekend so difficult....Sure, I could take Sunday off, regardless...but work commitments do not allow me to do that. This really sucks....