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Gambian End of Ramadan Public Holidays Announced

Source: Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (SIC)
Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2011

Gambia's Supreme Islamic Council has announced that the date of the upcoming Koriteh (End of Ramadan) public holiday in the Gambia would be Tuesday, August 30, 2011.

Two years ago (2009-09-01), Gambia's President, Yaya Jammeh, and the Gambian Supreme Islamic Council (SIC), jointly announced that from now on the dates of Muslim public holidays would be calculated in line with the Umm al-Qura calendar used by Saudi Arabia.

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