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Heavy traffic flow on Hari Raya Haji – ICA Singapore

Expect heavy traffic on Hari Raya Haji. Travellers advised to plan ahead.

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Travellers can expect heavy traffic flow during the Hari Raya Haji celebration on September 12 through the land checkpoints at Tuas and Woodlands, according to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore.

“Travellers can expect heavy departure traffic on Friday, 9 September while arrival traffic is expected to be particularly heavy on Monday, 12 September,” ICA said in a statement on Wednesday, September 7.

Hari Raya Haji, or known otherwise as the Festival of Sacrifice or Great Day of Sacrifice, is a worldwide celebration of Muslims that happens 70 days after Ramadan and lasts for four days.

The festival signals the end of haj, the pilgrimage of Muslims to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

 

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