Matiang’i declares Monday a public holiday

By Vincent Kejitan | Thursday, Aug 8th 2019 at 11:14
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Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has declared Monday August 12, 2019, a public holiday to mark Eid Ul Adha.

Eid al-Adha (Sacrifice Feast), is celebrated to honour the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac as an act of obedience to God's command.

"It is notified for the general information of the public that in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Public Holidays Act, the Interior CS declares that Monday, the 12th August, 2019 be a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Azha," read the statement.

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