PUBLIC HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy Closes for Feast of the Ram


English:

The Cameroonian Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands will on Friday 26th October 2012 close for the Muslim Feast of the Ram. The feast of the ram or l’aid el kebir or aid el adha is the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, the holiest and grandest festival of the Muslim calendar.

The feast is a commemoration of Abraham’s demonstration of faith and selflessness to Allah by accepting to sacrifice his son, Ishmael.

The annual Feast of the Ram is an official Public Holiday in Cameroon. The Embassy resumes work on Monday 29th of October 2012.

Français /French:

L’ambassade du Cameroun à La Haye, aux Pays-Bas sera fermer le vendredi 26 Octobre 2012 pour la fête musulmane du mouton. La fête annuelle du mouton est un jour férié officiel au Cameroun. L’ambassade reprend le travail Lundi le 29 Octobre 2012.

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