Thailand Cancels Mid-Year Bank Holiday
Thailand's Central Bank has announced that, beginning in 2019, July 1st would no longer be an annual bank holiday in Thailand.
Nepalese Mulls August 30-31 Public Holidays
The government of Nepal has announced that it was considering the declaration of Thursday and Friday, August 30-31, 2018, as non-working public holidays in Nepal on account of the upcoming BIMSTEC Summit.
Moldovan 9-Day Public Holidays
Moldova's Cabinet has decided to declare Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, August 28-29-30, 2018, as a one-off bridge public sector holidays in Moldova to link one weekend and the annual August 27 public holiday and the next weekend and the annual August 31 public holiday of Moldova.
Timor Leste Public Holiday August 22
The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had once again decided to extend the list of 2018 public holidays in Timor Leste by declaring an additional public holiday on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 ("Declares a national holiday on 22 August, the day of commemoration of the ldul Adha, a holiday of the Muslim religion").
Lebanon August 2018 Bank Holidays Amended
The Association of Banks in Lebanon in conjunction with the "Banque du Liban" (Lebanon's Central Bank), has issued yet an amended version of the annual list of Lebanese non-working bank holidays in Lebanon for the calendar year 2018, by declaring an additional non-working bank holiday in Lebanon on Thursday, august 23, 2018.
Western Australia Mulls New Easter Public Holiday
The McGowan Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has announced that, as early as next year, Easter Sunday could be recognized as a public holiday in the Australian State of Western Australia.
Pakistan 2018 Refuses Eid-ul Azha Public Holidays Extension
The Ministry of the Interior of the Federal Government of Pakistan has confirmed the recently-announced dates for the upcoming "Eid-ulAzha" (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2018, refusing to extend them any further.
Kenya 2018 Idd-ul-Adha Public Holiday
Kenya's Interior Minister, Fred Matiang’i, has released a special Gazette Notice declaring next Tuesday, August 21, 2018, a public holiday to mark "Idd-ul-Azha".
Ugandan 2018 Eid Adhuha Public Holiday
The permanent secretary in Uganda's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Tuesday, August 21, 2018, as the date of the upcoming "Eid Adhuha" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda.
Philippines 2019 Public Holidays Announced
Earlier today, Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, signed "Proclamation No. 555, s. 2018", which lists the annual special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2019.
Qatar 2018 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
Qatar's Emiri Diwan has once again extended the "Eid al-Adha" public sector holidays, for ministries, government departments, general authorities and institutions, for the upcoming "Eid Al Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays.
India 2018 Uttarakhand Public Holidays Amended
The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has declared a one-off non-working public holiday tomorrow, Friday, August 17, 2018, following the death of former PM and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Philippines Eid'l Adha Public Holiday August 21
Philippines Special Assistant to the President, Christopher Go , has announced that Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had signed "Proclamation No.556", declaring Friday, September 1, 2017, as the date of the upcoming "Eid'l Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines, in accordance with Republic Act 9177.
Uzbekistan 2018 Eid al Adha Public Holidays
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has signed a decree "On celebrating Kurban-hait (Eid al-Adha)" which declares that "Taking into account the request of the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan, August 21-23 are announced as public holiday".
Pakistan 2018 Eid-ulAzha Public Holidays
The Ministry of the Interior of the Federal Government of Pakistan has amended the dates for the upcoming "Eid-ulAzha" (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2018, extending the upcoming "Eid-ulAzha" non-working public holidays period to 3 consecutive days.
Kyrgyzstan 2018 Kurman Ait Public Holidays Extended
The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has released the resolution "On postponing the weekend", which moves the non-working day of September 22 to Monday, August 20, 2018.
Indian Punjab Public Holiday August 16
The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring Thursday, Augst 16, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of the death of Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon.
Venezuela Public Holiday August 20
Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Monday, August 20, 2018, as one-off non-working public holiday in Venezuela "to ease the transition to the new currency named the “Sovereign Bolivar”".
Indian 2018 Central Public Holidays Amended Again
India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has once again amended the previously-released list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the calendar year 2018, by moving the "Bakra Eid", "Bakrid" or "Eid-ul-Adha" public holiday for 2018, from Wednesday, August 22, 2018 to Thursday, August 23, 2018.
Uzbekistan 2018 Eid al Adha Public Holiday
The Mufti of Uzbekistan, Usmankhon Alimov , has announced that, this year, prayer on the holiday of Kurban Bairam would be performed on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, and that he had "informed Tashkent that the holiday on Kurban Bairam will be celebrated on August 21".
UAE 2018 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays
The UAE Government has announced the dates of the annual upcoming 2018 "Eid Al Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays for the private sector of the UAE.
Kyrgyzstan 2018 Kurman Ait Public Holiday
The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Tuesday, August 21, 2018, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on account of the "Kurman Ait" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holiday of Kyrgyzstan.
Dominican Republic Public Holiday August 16
The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has once again issued a communiqué announcing that, as per the current public holidays legislation, Thursday, August 16, 2018, would be the date of the official annual non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic on account of the upcoming "Día de la Restauración" non-working public holiday of the Dominican Republic.
Oman 2018 Eid al Adha Public Holidays Announced
Omani authorities have announced the dates of the upcoming "Eid al Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays for the private sector and the public sector, for the calendar year 2018, as running from Thursday, August 19 to 25, 2018, for both public and private sector workers.
Greece 2019 Public Holidays Announced
The Bank of Greece, Greece's Central Bank, has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Greece for the calendar year 2019.
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