Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Eid El Kebir - September 1st

Eid El Kebir (Eid Al Adha) will be celebrated on Friday 1 September in Morocco. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Habous and Islamic Affairs

In a statement, the ministry said that the sighting of the lunar crescent announcing the month of Dou Al Hijja in Hegira 1438 was observed on Tuesday evening, August 22. Consequently Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on 10 Dou Hijja 1438 corresponding to 1 September 2017.

So it's a long weekend in Morocco in early September. Also on Tuesday, the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced that the salaries of civil servants for the current month will be paid on Friday 25 August 2017, in view of Eid Al Adha.


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