Source:The Point Newspaper (Banjul)
Posted: Friday, October 11, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The President of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) has announced yesterday, that Tuesday, October 15, 2013, would be the date of the upcoming Muslim feast of Eid Al Adha, better known in the Gambia as Tobaski.
Four years ago (2009-09-01), Gambia's President, Yaya Jammeh, and the Gambian Supreme Islamic Council (SIC), had jointly announced that from now on the dates of Muslim public holidays would be calculated in line with the Umm al-Qura calendar used by Saudi Arabia.
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