Parliamentary source: Council of Representatives set three week holiday
Parliamentary source revealed, Tuesday, that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives decided to determine the holiday of Eid al-Adha in three weeks, starting from the 15th of the current month and until the sixth of November.
The source said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “The Presidency of the Council of Representatives decided, today, to determine holiday of Eid al-Adha to Congress three weeks.”
The source, who asked not to be named, said “the start of the holiday from October 15 current and until the sixth of next November.”
The decision of the House of Representatives Mohamed Khaldi announced on Monday, (9 October now), that the presidency of the parliament and the heads of the blocs agreed during their meeting held today, to be a holiday legislative term of the parliament for one month starting from the 14 November to the 14 of January first.
The Eid al-Adha a Aydin when Muslims, and agrees first day of Eid on the tenth of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah Hijri, and considered this feast also the memory of the story of the prophet Abraham when he wanted to sacrifice his son Ishmael in response to a Lord, so the many Muslims approached to God in this day sacrifice one livestock (sheep or a cow or a camel) and the distribution of sacrificial meat to relatives and the poor, and their neighbors, hence the name of Eid al-Adha.