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Gambia Extends 2015 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays
 
(Posted on Saturday, September 19, 2015)

Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul)

The President of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Tobaski (aka Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice) would be extended from its previously-announced date of September 24, 2015, to last 4 days, until Sunday, September 27, 2015, inclusively.

Today's announcement ("His Excellency the President of The Republic, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh Babili Mansa, is pleased to declare Thursday 24th, Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September 2015 as public holidays throughout The Gambia in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid-ul-Adha commonly known as Tobaski") follows one earlier this week (17-Sep-2015), by the President of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) who had announced that Thursday, September 24, 2015, would be the date of the upcoming Muslim feast of Eid Al Adha, better known in the Gambia as Tobaski, and corresponding annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia.

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