Muslims around the world celebrating this year Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year) on August 23, 2020.

Muslims around the world celebrating this year Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year) on August 23, 2020.

August 23, 2020

This year’s Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year) will be a holiday on August 23, 2020 Sunday for both public and private sectors. Works will reopen on August 24, 2020 Monday as stated by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR)

Hijri New Year also called as Awal Muharram is being celebrated yearly by the Muslim community for it signifies the Islamic New Year’s Day and the extraordinary journey of Prophet Mohammed from Mecca to Medina began or what they called ‘Hijra’.

A blessed Hijri New Year for everyone!

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