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Tamazight cancel new year celebration


Tamazight in Libya cancelled their celebrations of the new year, Wednesday, because of Zliten, Al-Sidra and Ubari events.

The head of Tamazight Supreme Council, Khairy Al-Hamesy, said, to Ajwaa Net “we only held cultural forum in Kabaw without any manifestations of celebration”. He added that canceling celebrations is a general trend at all Tamazight areas.

In the same context, municipal council in Zuwara announced on its Facebook page “the cancelation of any new year celebrations is in solidarity with the country within recent circumstances facing some cities, especially Zlten”.

Tamazight Supreme Council announced earlier that Wednesday is official vacation in Tamazight area, that encounters the first day of 2966 according to Tamazight calendar.