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Lailat al-Qadr in Guinea

Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is and Islamic observance that marks the anniversary of the night Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).

Is Lailat al-Qadr a Public Holiday?

Lailat al-Qadr is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Laylat Al Qadr
Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.
Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.
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About Lailat al-Qadr

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Lailat al-Qadr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonJul 13Lailat al-QadrPublic Holiday
2016SatJul 2Lailat al-QadrPublic Holiday
2017WedJun 21Lailat al-QadrPublic Holiday
2018SunJun 10Lailat al-QadrPublic Holiday
2019FriMay 31Lailat al-QadrPublic Holiday
2020TueMay 19Lailat al-QadrPublic Holiday

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