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Ugandan Eid Al Fitr Public Holiday May 13

Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala)
Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: July 19, 2021


The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication, Technology, and National Guidance, of the Government of Uganda, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwire, has instructed the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to relay the announcement that the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Uganda would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

As per the aforementioned announcement, "The Honorable Minister of Public Service informs the general public that Thursday 13th May 2021 is Eid-Al-Fitr and will be observed as a public holiday throughout Uganda".

The date of Thursday, May 13, 2021, for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr public holiday is in line with the Saudi Umm al-Qura calendar, as was often the case in past years (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 systematically (2020-05-22, 2019-06-01 and 2008-12-06).



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