SIMFEROPOL/ AQMESCIT (QHA) -

Crimean authorities announced September, 24 a non-working holiday due to        Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday.

The corresponding decree was signed by the Head of Russian Crimea Sergey Aksenov.

As stated by the authorities, in the framework of Eid al-Adha, mass celebrations and festivities are to be held in Crimea.

Reference: Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) - Islamic holiday of the Hajj end, is celebrated 70 days after Oraz Bairam holiday, the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah month, to commemorate the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim. Holiday rules prescribe to treat everyone with food, especially poor people. In the next few days after the holiday one needs to visit relatives and friends.

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