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Guyana 2009 Youmun Nabi Public Holiday Announced

Source: Guyana Chronicle (Georgetown)
Posted: Sunday, March 1, 2009
Most recent follow-up news item: October 24, 2021

The government of Guyana has announced that the upcoming Youman Nabi, birth anniversary of the Prophet, public holiday, would be commemorated on Tuesday, March 10, 2009.

The government announcement followed a press release by the Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) which announced that the new moon of the Islamic month of Rabi-ul-Awal in the Islamic Year 1430 A.H. had been sighted on the evening of February 26, 2009.

As is often the case (2007-03-22, 2006-04-01 and 2005-04-12) the date announced in Guyana for the birth anniversary of the Prophet public holiday, is one day later than in the Middle East.

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