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Bangladesh 2013 Eid-ul-Azha Public Holidays

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
Posted: Monday, October 7, 2013

Bangladesh's Secretary to the Religious Affairs Ministry, Kazi Habibul Awal, has announced that Bangladesh's National Moon Sighting Committee had determined that the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), would be observed on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, in Bangladesh.

The annual Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays in Bangladesh will therefore be October 15-16-17, 2013.

The aforementioned announcement, is in line with the "Holidays during 2013. DFIM Circular No. 09. 29/11/12" (2012-11-30) of the Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh which announced the official list of non-working public holidays in Bangladesh for the calendar year 2013.

Note that, this year, the Eid-ul-Azha public holidays in Bangladesh will be adjoined by the occurrence of the Durga Puja (Bijoya Dashami) public holiday on Monday, October 14, 2013, and the Bangladesh weekend of October 18-19, 2013.

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