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Bangladesh Declares September 29-30 Bridge Public Holidays

Source: The Financial Express (Dhaka)
Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2008

At a meeting attended by Joint Secretary of Religious Affairs Ministry, AHM Afzal Hossain, and Director General of the Islamic Foundation, Md Fazlur Rahman, it was announced that Monday and Tuesday, September 29-30, 2008, will be one-off bridge public holidays between the September 28 Shab-e-Qadar (Night of Destiny) public holiday, and the beginning of the Eid-ul-Fiter holiday.

As weekends in Bangladesh are Fridays and Saturdays, this means a continuous holiday period from Friday, September 26, to Saturday, October 4, 2008.

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