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Uzbekistan Declares 2005 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent)
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2005

Uzbekistan's President, Islom Karimov, has issued a resolution declaring Thursday, November 3, 2005, 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 (2004-11-09, 2003-11-21 and 2002-12-04).

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