Spain's Ceuta Regional Muslim Public Holiday In 2010
Source:Europa Press (Ceuta)
Posted: Friday, September 18, 2009 Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Earlier today, all the political parties represented in the regional assembly of Spain's autonomous region of Ceuta (PP, UDCE-IU and PSOE) have approved the declaration of the Eid al-Adha (Pascua musulmana del sacrificio) as a regional public holiday in 2010.
The decision, arrived at in the Comisión de Presidencia de la Ciudad Autónoma, follows a similar decision by the neighboring region of Melilla (2009-08-22), had been in the air for the last few weeks (2009-09-15 and 2009-09-16).
To compensate this new regional public holiday, as was done in Melilla, there would be a stop to the tradition of declaring the Monday after a Sunday Assumption public holiday (as will be the case in 2010) with the expected August 16 public holiday in Ceuta and Melilla, being replaced by the Eid al-Adha public holiday on November 17, 2010.
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