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Holidays

Holiday Schedule 2013

Listed below are the days designated as official American and Sudanese holidays, which will be observed by the U.S. Mission in Sudan during the 2013 calendar year.

U.S. Embassy Khartoum Official Holidays 2013
2013 Day Holiday Type No. of Days
Jan. 1 Mon New Year’s Day/Sudanese
Independence Day
American/Sudanese 1
Jan. 7 Mon Eastern Sect Christmas Sudanese 1
Jan. 20 Sun Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed) American 1
Jan. 24 Thurs. Al-Mawlid Al-Nabawy Al-Sharif
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)*
Sudanese 1
Feb. 17
Sun Washington's Birthday (observed)
American 1
May 5
Sun Eastern Sect Easter
Sudanese 1
May 6
Mon Sham al Naseem Sudanese 1
May 26
Sun Memorial Day (observed)
American 1
Jul. 4
Thurs American Independence Day American 1
Sep. 01
Sun Labor Day (observed)
American 1
Oct. 13
Sun Columbus Day (observed)
American 1
Oct. 15-17
Tues-Thurs Eid Al Adha ** Sudanese 3
Nov. 10
Sun Veterans' Day (observed)
American 1
Nov. 28
Thurs Thanksgiving Day
American 1
Dec. 25
Wed  Christmas (observed)
American/Sudanese 1
Total Official Holidays (Khartoum) 19

  ** Subject to dates of the Islamic calendar. This notice will be amended to reflect the specific holidays once they have been announced.