ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy to Close From Monday 20 August for Muslim Feast Eid Al- Adha

Due to the celebration of a National Holiday (Tabaski) in Cameroon on the 21st of August 2018, The Embassy would be closed for regular services on Monday the 20th and Tuesday the 21st August 2018. For any emergency, please call the number +31 (06) 33138421.

According to the Muslim doctrine, Eid al-Adha, also called the “Feast of Sacrifice” or “Tabaski”, is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two.

It honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael, as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before he sacrificed his son, it is said that God intervened by sending his angel Jibra’il (Gabriel), who then put a ram in his son’s place.

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