Kenya Declares April 21 A Public Holiday To Mark Idd-ul-Fitr
Kenya has declared April 21 a public holiday to join the Muslim faithful in marking Idd-ul-Fitr.
The announcement was made by Interior and National Administration Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki through a gazette notice dated Wednesday, April 19, 2023.
“It is notified for the general information of the public that the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and National Administration, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 (I) of the Public Holidays Act, declares Friday, April 21, 2023, shall be a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Fitr,” the gazette notice stated.
Idd-ul-Fitr, commonly known as the Festival of Fast-Breaking, is a religious holiday celebrated worldwide by Muslims that commemorates the conclusion of Ramadan.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.