The International Drinking Water Decade or International Decade of Water or International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade, now known as The First Water Decade was the ten year period 1981 - 1990 designated by the United Nations to bring attention and support for clean water and sanitation worldwide.
Which year is observed as Poverty Eradication Year by SAARC?
The festival is called in Arabic 'Eid milad-un-Nabi'. However, it is to be emphasized that practicing this festival is not per religion; as the two festivals after end of Ramadan and that during hajj. Celebrating prophet Muhammad birthday, although not per religion, but it is not forbidden. It is considered as good occasion to remind Muslims with the prophet Muhammad teachings and morals and to renew the intention of following and adopting prophet Muhammad guides.