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Kenya Moves Idd-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday Date

Source: Office of the Government Spokesperson of Kenya (Nairobi)
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2009


Kenya's Head of the Public Service, and secretary to the Cabinet, Francis K. Muthaura, has announced that the upcoming Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be observed, in Kenya, on Monday, September 21, 2009.

The announcement was made in a Kenya Government Gazette Notice No 9625, dated from September 8th, but published earlier today.

Recall that the subsequent Eid Muslim holiday, the Eid al-Adha (aka. Id-ul-Hajj, or Feast of Sacrifice) will not be an official public holiday, as per a government announcement of last year (2008-12-04), despite having been declared a public holiday in 2007 (2007-12-14).


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