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Bangladesh 2012 Ashura Public Holiday Announced

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012

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 Sunday, November 25, 2012.

The aforementioned announcement is in line with the "Govt. Notification No. 05.00.0000. dated 03-11-2011" of the Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, which was released at the very beginning of this year (2012-01-01) and lists all the official non-working public holiday in Bangladesh for the calendar year 2012.

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