Uzbekistan Declares 2001 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
Source:Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent)
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2001
Most recent follow-up news item: December 30, 2005
Uzbekistan's President, Islam Karimov, has signed a government decree declaring Tuesday, March 6, 2001, a non-working public holiday to celebrate the Islamic religious holiday of Eid-ul-Adha.
The aforementioned decree was adopted at the request of the Muslim Spiritual Board of Uzbekistan, although the declaration of the Id al-Adha public holiday stems from the presidential decree of June 20, 1991.
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