Uzbekistan Declares 2004 End of Ramadan Public Holiday
Source:Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent)
Posted: Tuesday, November 9, 2004 Updated: Friday, October 28, 2005
Uzbekistan's President, Islom Karimov, has issued a resolution declaring Sunday, November 14, 2004, the first day of the Id al-Fitr Muslim festival, marking the end of Ramadan, as a national non-working public holiday.
The declaration of Muslim public holidays, and their date, is usually done on a case-by-case basis in Uzbekistan (2003-11-21 and 2002-12-04).
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