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Kenyans to mark Idd-Ul-Fitr on Friday
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. FIL
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

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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.



 





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