Thursday, June 1

Barrow declares Easter Holiday

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As the Christian Community ends 40 days of fasting and prayers in commemoration of Easter, His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, is pleased to declare Friday and Monday, 7thand 10thApril 2023, respectively, as public holidays throughout the country, for the Easter celebrations of Good Friday and Easter Monday.

President Barrow wishes to take this opportunity to extend best wishes to the Christian Community and pray for the continued peaceful co-existence between Christians and Muslims. He further urges all Gambians to work together to maintain peace, stability, and advancement of The Gambia.

The President wishes the Christian Community a blessed holiday period.

State House, Banjul, 5 April 2023