Lebanon 2018 Public Holidays Amended
The Prime Minister of the Government of Lebanon has declared April 6 and 9, 2018, the date of the upcoming Orthodox Good Friday and Orthodox Easter, as non-working public holidays in Lebanon.
Ukraine Easter 2018 Public Holidays
The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of Easter 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced earlier this year.
Indian Andhra Pradesh Sri Rama Navami Public Holiday Moved
The Government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh has issued the Government Order amendment No. 679, 680 of 23.03.2018 ("Notification in partial modification of the orders issued in G.O.Rt.No.2437, General Administration (Poll.B) Department, Dt:31.10.2017"), which amends the terms of the extra-ordinary Gazette announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2018, by moving the upcoming "Sri Rama Navami" public holiday in India's State of Andhra Pradesh, from Sunday, March 25, to Monday, March 26, 2018.
Ghana 2018 Easter Public Holidays
Ghana's Minister of the Interior, via Ambrose Derry, has announced that Friday, March 30, and Monday, April 1, 2018, had once again been declared statutory non-working public holidays in Ghana on account of the upcoming annual Good Friday and Easter Monday public holidays in Ghana.
Paraguay Public Sector Holiday March 28
Paraguay's President, Horacio Cartes, has once again decreed a non-working public sector holiday for Ash Wednesday, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, to let Paraguayan civil servants begin their Holy Week non-working public holidays earlier.
Venezuelan Easter 2018 Public Holidays Extended
Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring public sector holidays in Venezuela, for the entire upcoming Holy Week, from Saturday, March 24, 2018, until Sunday, April 1, 2018, inclusively.
Spain 2019 Asturias Public Holidays Gazetted
The "Principado de Asturias" autonomous region of Spain has gazetted its annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous regions of the Asturias ("calendario laboral en el ambito del Principado de Asturias"), for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
Antigua and Barbuda Public Holiday March 22
Antigua and Barbuda's returned Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has announced that as per tradition, he would declare tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, 2018, as a one-off post-election public holiday in Antigua and Barbuda.
Botswana Public Holiday April 3
The government of Botswana has announced that a one-off public holiday in Botswana had been declared on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
Nicaraguan Easter 2018 Public Sector Holidays Extended
Nicaragua's "Ministerio del Trabajo" (Mitrab) has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would, this year, close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays in Nicaragua on account of the upcoming Holy Week 2018.
Honduras Public Sector Holidays March 24-April 1
The "secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización" of Honduras, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (March 24-April 1, 2018) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
Venezuelan Bank Holiday March 19
The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, March 19, 2018, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San José") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
Spain 2019 Balears Public Holidays Announced
The "Consell de Govern" of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears ("ámbito autonómico de las Islas Baleares") has announced its official annual calendar of 2019 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears ("calendario laboral").
Macau Declares Additional 2019 Public Holidays
Macau's Chief Executive has once again announced additional, one-off, non-working public holidays ("Special Grant for exempt from work for staff in Public Administration by the Chief Executive on 12 March 2018") for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
Costa Rican Public Sector Holidays March 24-April 1
Costa Rica's Ministry of Labour has announced that the Costa Rican public sector and government agencies would benefit from public holidays during the entire upcoming Holy Week, that is to say, from Saturday, March 24, until Sunday, April 1, 2018, inclusively.
Swaziland Public Holidays April 19-20
Swaziland's Minister for Home Affairs, Princess Tsandzile, has announced in Parliament that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Swaziland to mark King Mswati III's birthday would be observed on Thursday, April 19, 2018, to be followed by a one-off public holiday on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Philippines Public Holiday March 28
The Mayor of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, Joseph Estrada, has declared Wednesday, March 28, 2018, as a one-off non-working municipal public holiday on account of the upcoming annual "Holy Wednesday".
Guatemala Electoral Public Holiday April 16
Guatemalan vice-president, Jafeth Cabrera, has confirmed that the Guatemalan government has declared Monday, April 16, 2018, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming elections.
Romanian Good Friday Public Holiday Update
Ealier today, Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis, promulgated a law to add a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania, as well as bank holiday in Romania, on Good Friday ("Vinerea Mare").
Algerian Cabinet to Enshrine Amazigh Public Holiday
The Algerian law on public holidays is to be the main topic at the upcoming Council of Ministers, and is expected to enshrine the addition of Amazigh (aka. Berber) New Year as a new public holiday in Algeria.
Palau Public Holiday March 15
The government of Palau has announced that Thursday, March 15, 2018, would be the date of the annual non-working public holiday in Palau on account of the upcoming "Youth Day" non-working public holiday in Palau.
Liberian Public Holidays March 14-15
The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Wednesday and Thursday, March 14-15, 2018, as non-working public holidays to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as national non-working public holidays marking "the 209th Birth Anniversary of Liberia's first President Joseph Jenkins Roberts" and "Decoration Day", respectively.
Saint Helena 2018 Tristan Public Holiday March 12
The Chief Islander of Saint Helena's region of Tristan da Cunha has declared Monday, March 12, 2018, as the date for this year's annual Queen's Day public holiday in Saint Helena's region of Tristan da Cunha.
Finland 2021 Bank Holidays Announced
Finland's Central Bank ("Suomen Pankki") has released its annual list of official bank holidays ("Pankkivapaapäivät"), as well as related non-working public holidays in Finland for the calendar year 2021 ("National holidays when banks are closed").
Latvian Orthodox Christmas Public Holidays Update
A bill which would make Orthodox Christmas a new annual non-working public holiday in Latvia, passed its first reading in the "Saeima" (Latvian parliament), by a small majority of votes.
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