Source:The Point Newspaper (Banjul)
Posted: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The President of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) has announced yesterday, that Saturday, October 4, 2014, would be the date of the upcoming Muslim feast of Eid Al Adha, better known in the Gambia as Tobaski, and corresponding annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia.
Five 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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