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Amazigh New Year : 130 MPs ask El Othmani to make January 13th a national holiday

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Imazighen are expected to celebrate Yennayer, the first month of the Berber Year, on January the 13th. 130 MPs have signed a petition addressed to the Moroccan Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani, reports Alaraby.

These MPs are asking El Othmani to make of January the 13th a national holiday in the Kingdom, stressing that the people of the Maghreb region have been celebrating the day for centuries.

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