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Ghana 2015 Ramadan Public Holiday

Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra)
Posted: Monday, July 13, 2015
Most recent follow-up news item: January 4, 2021

Ghana's Ministry of the Interior, on the recommendation of Ghana's National Hilal Committee (NHC), has announced that Saturday, July 18, 2015, had been declared as the date of the upcoming 2015 annual Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Ghana.

The aforementioned declaration of Saturday, July 18, 2015, as the date of the 2015 Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday in Ghana ("On the authority of the National Chief Iman and the Ameer and Missionary-in-Charge of the Ahamadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana, the National Hila Committee (NHC) of Ghana had decided that Eid ul-Fitr 2015 will be celebrated on Saturday 18th July, 2015"), is in line with past announcements (2014-07-21, 2013-08-05, 2012-08-16, 2011-08-26,2008-09-25,2007-12-15, 2010-09-07, 2009-09-15, 2008-12-03 and 2007-10-10) and with the list of official 2015 non-working public holidays in Ghana, announced earlier this year (2015-01-03).

Note that the National Hilal Committee has also asked the Ministry of the Interior of Ghana to declare Monday, July 20, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Ghana ("In accordance with section 2 of the Public Holiday (amendment) Act 1995, it will be appreciated if Monday 20th July is declared as a statutory public holiday").

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