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COUNTRIES WHERE EID-EL-ADHA, EID-AL-FITR ARE NOT PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Do you know some countries do not have Eid public holidays?

In Nigeria, there are two separate Eid public holidays, Eid-Al-Fitr and Eid-Al-Adha but in some countries, it is just a normal day.

Which countries do not celebrate Eid?

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The United Kingdom includes countries like, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England, and Eid is not a public holiday in these countries.

In the UK, they are called bank holidays because banks will be closed on that day. Eid-Al-Adha a Muslim celebration of feasting and sacrifice is not a public holiday in the UK.

Typically they have only eight bank holidays; New Year, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Early May Bank Holiday, Platinum Jubilee Bank holiday, Summer Bank Holiday, Boxing and Christmas Day.

Eid is also not a public holiday in Canada, though Muslims celebrate the day how they please.

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In the US, Eid is also not a nationwide public holiday. Even though Muslims are allowed to celebrate the day.

In New Zealand, Eid is not a federal public holiday though those who practice the religion can choose to celebrate it.

In Australia Eid is not a federal public holiday, but if you are a Muslim business owner, you can decide not to open.

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