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Singapore 2015 Islamic Calendar Released

Source: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS)
Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014
Most recent follow-up news item: October 22, 2021

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2015, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual public holidays based on the Hijra calendar.

The aforementioned annual announcement (2013-07-29 and 2012-07-24) thus officially confirms the dates of the Muslim public holidays declared last spring (2014-04-08) as part of Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announcement of the list of the official dates for Singapore's 2015 public holidays.

Note that, contrary to the Deepavali Singapore non-working public holiday, which is often incorrectly announced initially, thus requiring a later erratum (2014-04-07, 2013-04-09, 2009-02-10, 2008-03-27, 2003-04-11, and 2002-03-04), the dates of the 2 annual Muslim public holidays in Singapore have never in recent history been modified after the initial MOM announcement of the annual non-working public holidays in Singapore for the upcoming year.

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