Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has declared Monday, July 11 a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Adha.
According to the public gazette shared Friday morning, Muslims across the world will celebrate one of the holiest days in the religious calendar.
Idd-ul-Adha, where Muslims slaughter a lamb, sheep, goat or camel, takes place on the 10th day of the third month after Ramadhan.
Eid al-Adha is the second and biggest of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismail as an act of obedience to Allah’s command.