The government has declared tomorrow a public holiday as Muslims break a 30 day fast.
According to the official statement, the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, Henry Kajura has issued, the holiday must be observed across the country in order to give the Muslim community enjoy their activities.
“The Rt. Hon. 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, informs the general public that Friday July 17, is Idd el fitir and will be observed as a public holiday throughout Uganda.” reads the statement signed by Jane Mwesiga on behalf of Permanent secretary.
Muslims across the world started fasting on June 17 and tomorrow will be exactly a month. In Uganda, main prayers will be held at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council at Old Kampala and in all Mosques across the country.