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Gabonese 2013 Eid al Adha Public Holiday

Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville)
Posted on Saturday, October 12, 2013


Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Kebir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

As was generally the case in the past (2012-10-23, 2010-11-14 and 2010-09-08), but not systematically (2013-08-07), the aforementioned announced date follows the Saudi Umm al-Qura calendar.

The 2 Muslim public holidays for the End of Ramadan and the Feast of Sacrifice were added to the list of Gabonese public holidays a decade ago (1998-06-29).


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