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Gambia to observe Tobaski on July 31

Jul 23, 2020, 10:34 AM

The Supreme Islamic Council of The Gambia (SIS), has announced that The Gambia will observe Eid-ul-Adha, which is commonly called ‘Tobaski’ on 31 July, 2020.

In a news release sent on Wednesday, the council states that Arafat will also be observed on Thursday 30 July 2020.

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