Supreme Islamic Council announces Muslim New Year day

Aug 25, 2020, 2:08 PM

Press Release

The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council in collaboration with the office of Imam Ratib of Banjul wishes to inform the general public that, Thursday the 20th of August 2020,was the 1st day of Muharam the 1st month of the Muslim Calendar 1442H.


The General public is hereby inform that, 9th and 10th Muharam 1442H will be on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th August 2020.

Therefore,Tasha’s and Ashura Locally Know as TAMHARIT for the year 1442  H, will fall on Friday 28th and 29th August 2020.

In view of the above,the Muslim Ummah are hereby reminded the importance of fasting these two days (9 and 10 Muharam)according to the sunnah of the Prohet peace be upon him.

The council is hereby wishing his Excellency the President of  the Republic of the Gambia Mr Adama Barrow, his goverment and the entire muslim ummah in the Gambia a blessed Muslim year.

May Allah accept  our prayers, continue to guide ,and bless this Nation and bring back more Yawmul Ashura

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