Kenya Declares April 21 A Public Holiday To Mark Idd-ul-Fitr

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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.

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