Government approves $2.1 million for Eid celebrations

Date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 19:45

Cabinet has approved $2.1 million in funding for Eid-Ul-Fitr celebrations this year.

Eid will be celebrated on Monday, June 26th.

Culture Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly announced at today's post-Cabinet news conference that 15 organisations will receive a total of $2,120,000.

However, she added that this country may have to examine how it celebrates certain events. Given the country’s economic situation, she says it's possible allocations may continue to be reduced.

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