EID-AL-FITR: Monday, May 25 declared public holiday in Ghana

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Government has declared Monday, May 25 should be observed as a statutory public holiday.

The day marks the Eid-al-Fitr celebration by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

A statement from the Interior Ministry read: “The general  public  is hereby  notified  that  Sunday, 24th May,  2020 marks EID-AL-FITR which  is a Statutory   Public Holiday.

“However,   24th  May,   2020  falls  on  a  Sunday  and  by  Executive Instrument {E.I}, His Excellency,  the  President  of  the  Republic  of Ghana, in accordance   with  section  2 of  the  Public Holidays and Commemorative  Days  Act,  2001  (601)  has  declared Monday,  25th  May, 2020   as  a  Public   Holiday   and   should   be observed  as such throughout   the country.”

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