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Uzbekistan Declares 2001 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday

Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent)
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2001
Updated: Friday, 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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