Eid-Al-Adha: Ghana Declares Friday, July 31, 2020 as a Public Holiday

0
529
AMBROSE DERY (MP) MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

The Ministry of Interior under the auspices of the Government of Ghana (GoG) has declared Friday, July 31, 2020, which marks Eid-Al-Adha, as a statutory public holiday.

The Ministry entreats the citizenry to observe the holiday as such while adhering to the COVID-19 preventive protocols, especially in relations to social events at public places.

The announcement follows confirmation by the moon-sighting committees formed to determine the beginning of the 12th month of the Islamic calendar.

In the anouncement, the Interior Minister said;

DECLARATION OF FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020 AS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY – EID-AL-ADHA

Jul 24, 2020

Declaration of Friday, July 31, 2020 as a Public Holiday – Eid-Al-Adha

The general public is hereby reminded that Friday, July 31, 2020 which marks Eid-Al-Adha, is a statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.

The general public  is advised to observe  the safety  protocols   associated with  the novel  coronavirus pandemic  (COVID-19),  especially  in relation to social  events  at public  places.

Signed
AMBROSE DERY (MP)
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

Issued in Accra this Friday, 24th July, 2020

Source: SHSTRENDZ.COM | Accra-Ghana