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Iraq Declares February 3-4 Regional Public Sector Holidays

Source: Aswat al-Iraq (Karbala)
Posted: Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The governor of Iraq's Province of Karbala has announced a one-off regional public sector holiday on Wednesday and Thursday, February 3-4, 2010, in all government departments.

A similar public holiday was declared by Governor Amal al-Din al-Hir, last summer (2009-08-06) on the occasion of al-Ziyara al-Shaabaniya, which commemorates the birth of the Imam al-Mahdi.

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