Idd-Ul-Fitr: Government declares Friday a public holiday


Idd-Ul-Fitr: Government declares Friday a public holiday
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i

In Summary

  • The government has declared Friday, June 15, 2018 a public holiday to allow the Muslim community mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan.
  • Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i made the announcement through a Gazette notice.

The government has declared Friday, June 15, 2018 a public holiday to allow the Muslim community mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i made the announcement through a Gazette Notice on Tuesday.

“In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Public Holidays Act, Friday, the 15th June 2018 shall be a public Holiday in order to accord all Kenyans and persons who profess the Islamic Faith the opportunity to make preparations to mark Idd-Ul-Fitr on Saturday, 16th June 2018,” he said.

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