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Malawi End of Ramadan 2021 Public Holiday Moved To May 17

Source: Government of the Republic of Malawi (Lilongwe)
Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The Malawi presidential press secretary, Brian Banda, has announced that President Lazarus Chakwera had declared Monday, May 17, 2021, as a public holiday, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday, due to the date of the 2021 Eid al-Fitr, Thursday, May 13, 2021, coinciding with the annual Ascension public holiday of Malawi.

The date of the Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) Malawi public holiday has often been shifted in the recent past (2016-12-05, 2016-07-04), though not always (2019-06-04).

The list of 2021 Malawi public holidays (2020-12-28) already included a public holiday on Thursday, May 13, 2021, on account of Ascension, while the next day, Friday, May 14, 2021, was declared as a public holiday in honor of Malawi's first president, Hastings Kamuzu Banda (2008-04-10).

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