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Ugandan 2021 Eid al-Adha Public Holiday July 20

Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala)
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: April 29, 2022

The Public Service Permanent Secretary of the Government of Uganda, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, has announced that Tuesday, July 20, 2021, had been declared as the date of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Uganda.

Miister Bitarakwate's statement, contained in a letter addressed to the Minister of Information, Communication Technology and National Guidance, Amina Zawedde, to be passed on to the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Network, reads as follows: "This is to request you to relay the following announcement from the Minister of Public Service on Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Network" and then "The Honorable Minister of Public Service informs the general public that Tuesday 20th July 2021 is Eid Adhuha and will be observed as a Public Holiday throughout Uganda".

In the aforementioned announcement of the upcoming Eid al-Adha public holiday on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the government of Uganda followed the Saudi Umm al-Qura calendar, as is often the case (2021-05-12, 2018-08-17, 2017-08-28, 2016-09-06, 2015-07-16, 2014-10-02, 2013-10-04, 2012-10-18 and 2009-11-24), though not always (2019-06-01 and 2008-12-06).

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