Federal Ministry of labour and Social affairs has declared satarday, Aug. 31 , as work free, to mark the new Islamic year 1441 After Hijra (AH).
This is contained in a statement signed by Acting Director of the Ministry of labour, Sifia Abukar Karani on Friday in Mogdisho.
The statement said all Federal Government Agencies and Private Sector Agencies that it is a holiday for Muslim New Year holidays on Saturday, 31/08/2019 or 01-01- 1441H. on that day the value and respect of the Muslims of the world, especially the Somali people.
‘We wish all the Somali people to celebrate on the day our Prophet (Peace be upon him) emigrated from Makkah to Medina”