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Bangladesh 2011 Ashura Public Holiday December 6

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
Posted: Saturday, November 26, 2011


Bangladesh's National Moon Sighting Committee has announced that it had sighted the New Moon crescent last night and, therefore, that the upcoming Ashura, and related public holiday, would be observed across the country on Tuesday, December 6, 2011.

The aforementioned announcement is in line with the Government Notification No. 05.173.008.09.00.001.2010-437 which lists the official public holidays for the calendar year 2011 and was approved at a weekly Cabinet meeting a year ago (2010-10-19).



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