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Spain To Observe Eid al-Adha As Regional Public Holiday Starting In 2010

Source: El País (Melilla)
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: November 8, 2010


The government of Spain's autonomous territory of Melilla has voted to make the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Muslim festival one of the autonomy's 2 public holidays that it is allowed to choose, starting in 2010.

The other Spanish autonomous territory located on the African continent, Ceuta, is also considering replacing one of its regional public holidays by the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Muslim festival, also starting in 2010 (2008-09-25).



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