Muslims break their day-long fast at Fort Jesus during an Iftar dinner
hosted by Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho July 29, 2013. The government has
declared August 9, 2013 a public holiday to mark Idd-Ul-Fitr. FILE
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
The government has declared Friday a public holiday to mark Idd-Ul-Fitr.
"It is notified for general information that
Friday, 9th August, 2013, will be observed as a public holiday to mark
Idd-Ul-Fitr Day, 2013," said Secretary to the Cabinet Francis Kimemia in
a gazette notice.
Idd is celebrated at the end of 30 days of fasting by Muslims and marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan.