September 1 declared regular holiday for Eid'l Adha

Henrietta Strickland
August 30, 2017

The state-run Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has had to warn religious observers ahead of the Eid-al-Adha festival not to improvise the killing of sacrificial goats and sheep using their electricity pylons, power lines and other equipment.

Khalifa pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners.

The proclamation noted that Eid'l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice is "one of the two greatest feasts of Islam".

Heads of state and monarchs in the Arab, regularly pardon prisoners on the occasion of Islamic feasts.

It added that the practice is unsafe and unhygenic, and violators of the ban will be punished.

Government of Pakistan had earlier announced Eid-ul-Adha holidays from September 1 to 4 which have now been adopted by all government institutions of the country.

CEBUANOS like all Filipinos are also gearing up for a long weekend ahead as President Rodrigo Duterte declared September 1, Friday, a national regular holiday in observance of Eid'l Adha or the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice.

It marks the date when Ibrahim was commanded by Allah to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, to show his devotion.

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