Azerbaijan celebrates Eid al-Adha

Fri 01 September 2017 20:16 GMT | 00:16 Local Time

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Azerbaijan today marks Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice).

According to the fatwa issued by the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the holiday falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah in the lunar-based Islamic calendar, APA reports.
 
Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers, in accordance with the decision (dated 25 November 2016) on Novruz, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha holidays, declared September 1 and 2 as non-working days throughout the country for Eid al-Adha.
 
The Eid al-Adha prayer in Baku will be performed on September 1 at 08:00am in Ajdarbey mosque and at 09:00 in Tezepir mosque.

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