Mosque in the UAE

UAE Announces Dates for Eid al-Fitr

The UAE has announced a one-week holiday for federal government employees to mark Eid al-Fitr. Public sector Federal employees in the Gulf state will be on holiday from Monday, April 8th to Sunday, April 14th 2024. Work will resume on Monday, April 15th 2024. Since Saturday and Sunday are the official weekend days in the […]

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Nigerian Holidays

Nigeria announces Public Holiday for Eid-ul-Mawlid

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday, September 27th 2023, as a public holiday. This is to mark the Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration and the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The announcement was made in a statement on Monday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade. Akinlade noted that the Minister of Interior, […]

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Acacia Tree, Kenya

Kenya declares Public Holiday for Idd-ul-Fitr

Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Interior and National Administration, Kithure Kindiki, has declared Friday April 21st 2023, as a public holiday. According to Gazette Notice No. 5045, CS Kindiki announced that the holiday is to celebrate mark Idd-ul-Fitr, an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world. “It is notified for the general information of […]

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