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Belgium Minister Wants Ramadan Public Holiday

Source: RTBF Info (Bruxelles)
Posted: Monday, August 24, 2009

Belgium's government minister for the Bruxelles capital region, Benoit Cerexhe, has suggested adding a floating public holidays for the end of Ramadan Muslim festival.

Recall that, last week, the government of Spain's autonomous province of Mellila, Daniel Conesa, confirmed that, starting in 2010, the Eid al-Adha festival would be an official regional public holiday (2009-08-22).

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