ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy to Close on Tues. 15 Aug for Assumption Day


Due to the celebration of Assumption Day on Tuesday 15 August 2017, marking the Assumption of Mary the mother of Jesus, the Embassy is closed from Monday 14 August to Tuesday 15 August 2017.

The embassy will re-open its doors on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

According to the belief of Christians of the Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, and the Anglican Communion, the Assumption Day is regarded as the day the Holy Mary (mother of Jesus) was taken up into heaven in body and soul. It is believed that Mary, “having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heaven.”

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