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The government declares May 14 a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Fitr

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Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has declared Friday, May 14 a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Fitr.

Interior CS, in a gazette notice declared May 14 a public holiday to mark the Idd-ul-Fitr festival, an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Muslims celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr with prayers called “Salat Al Eid” in Arabic.

Muslims will gather in mosques or open spaces and offer two units of prayer – called “Rakat”.

The prayers are followed by a sermon, in which the imam asks for forgiveness, mercy, and peace for every being across the world.

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