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Iraq Declares Public Sector Holiday In Shiite Province Of Diwaniyah

Source: Diwaniyah News
Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2008


The provincial council of Iraq's Diwaniyah province has declared that Wednesday, December 17, 2008, would be a public holiday for all for all official and semi-official government departments, on the occasion of the Eid Ghadir.

The Iraqi province of Diwaniyah is predominantly Shiite which explains this declaration of a public holiday, the Eid Ghadir, which is otherwise only observed by Iran.



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