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Burundi To Observe Muslim Public Holiday For The First Time

Source: Agence burundaise de presse (Bujumbura)
Posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2005
Most recent follow-up news item: July 21, 2006

For the very first time, the government of Burundi decided to observe the Idd-al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) Muslim festival by declaring, Friday, November 4, 2005, a national public holiday in Burundi.

In a separate communique, the Burundi government, through its labour minister, has declared this a public sector holiday to all state and parastatal employees.

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