Mauritania's independence day
Mauritania celebrates its independence day on the 28th of November each year. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania officially gained its independence from the French occupation on November 28, 1960, and Mokhtar Ould Daddah became the first president of the republic.
This day in each year is considered as a public holiday. It is greeted with celebrations and huge military parades, becoming an event that the authorities are keen to organize and celebrate every year in a different city