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West Bank Announces Prophet's Ascent Public Holiday

Source: Maan News Agency (Ramallah)
Posted: Monday, June 27, 2011
Most recent follow-up news item: November 29, 2017

The Palestinian Authority has announced Wednesday, June 29, 2011, as the date of the upcoming public holiday for Prophet Mohammed's Ascent.

The government of the Palestinian Authority usually (2011-02-09), but not always (2009-07-15), uses the dates of the Saudi Umm al-Qura calendar to determine the date of Muslim public holidays.

In a separate announcement, the Palestine Exchange (PEX) announced that it would be closed on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, on the occasion of the Ascent of the Prophet Day.

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