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Trinidad and Tobago Clarifies End of Ramadan Public Holiday Date

Source: Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain)
Posted on Monday, August 15, 2011

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a clarification on its recent, and somewhat expected, choice of Thursday, September 1, 2011, as the date of the non-working public holiday for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).

The aforementioned government statement explains that, as we had surmised at the time of the original announcement (2011-08-12), the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr is expected on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, but due to the fact that August 31 is already an annual public holiday for Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day, the Government decided to move the Eid public holiday by one day,

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