Mauritius 2019 Public Holidays Announced
The Cabinet of the Government of Mauritius has released its official annual list of the non-working public holidays in Mauritius for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
Nigerian 2018 Democracy Day Public Holiday
The Minister of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, in an announcement issued by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. M.B Umar, has announced that the Nigerian Federal Government had declared Tuesday, May 29, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Nigeria, on account of the 2018 "Democracy Day" non-working public holiday of Nigeria.
Slovakian 2018 Public Holidays Amended
The government of Slovakia has approved a recommendation by Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer) who had proposed that Slovakia should celebrate the centenary of its independence with a one-off non-working public holiday in Slovakia on October 30, 2018.
Latvia May 1 Public Holiday Swap Update
The bill which would cancel the annual May 1st public holiday of Latvia in exchange for the declaration of a new annual non-working public holiday, on November 11, was passed today in a second, non-final, vote of the "Seima."
Romania Rules-Out Extended May Public Holidays
The Romanian Ministry of Labor and Communication has denied rumours that May 29, 30 and 31, would be declared as one-off bridge public holidays in Romania, to link the upcoming Pentecost Monday public holiday of Romania with the June 1, Children's Day, public holiday of Romania.
Gambian Public Holiday May 25
The Office of the President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has announced that Friday, May 25, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Gambia "in observance of the Africa Day, formerly known as African Liberation Day".
Spain 2019 Andalucia Public Holidays Announced
The "Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Andalucía" has announced its annual list of non-working public holidays ("calendario laboral") in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2019 ("calendario de fiestas laborales en Andalucía para el año 2019").
Guinea Conakry Public Holiday May 25
The government of Guinea Conakry, through a joint announcement from its "Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la Réforme de l’Etat et de la Modernisation de l’Administration" and the "Ministre de l’Enseignement Technique, de la Formation Professionnelle, de l’Emploi et du Travail", has announced that Friday, May 25, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Africa Day".
Suriname 145th Indian Arrival Anniversary Public Holiday
The Suriname "Raad van Ministers" (Council of Ministers) has announced that it had decided to declare Tuesday, June 5, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Suriname to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the arrival of indentured "Hindustani" workers.
Turkey Amends 2019, 2021 and 2022 Public Holidays
Turkey's General Directorate of Religious Services, in conjunction with the Presidency of Religious Affairs of Turkey, have announced amendments to the previously-released list of public holidays in Turkey for the years 2019, 2021 and 2022.
India Nagaland Public Holiday May 28
The Government of India's State of Nagaland has declared May 28, the upcoming by-elections day of polling, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Nagaland for all the employees of government/private establishments and shops in the state.
Ivory Coast Public Holiday May 21
The government of the Ivory Coast has announced that it had declared Monday, May 21, 2018, the day after the upcoming "dimanche la fête de la pentecôte", as a non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
Spain 2019 Valencia Public Holidays Announced
The "Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana" has announced its annual official calendar of non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia ("calendario laboral en toda la Comunidad Valenciana") for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
Cameroon Public Holiday May 21
The government of Cameroon has declared Monday, May 21, 2018, as a day in lieu non-working public holiday ("feriée chômée sur toute l'étendue du territoire de la république du Cameroun") due to the annual upcoming, May 20, "Fête de l’unité", non-working public holiday of Cameroon falling on a Sunday in 2018.
Ecuador Public Holiday May 25-27
Ecuador's Minister of Tourism ("Ministro de Turismo"), has issued a communique confirming that the upcoming May 24, "conmemoración de la Batalla de Pichincha", annual public holiday of Ecuador is a compulsory annual non-working public holiday in Ecuador which will be observed, this year, on Friday, May 25, 2018.
Timor Leste Public Holiday May 21
The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had once again decided to extend the annual Independence Restoration public holidays in Timor Leste by declaring an additional day-off public sector holiday ("toleránsia pontu") on Monday, May 21, 2018.
Saint-Martin Public Holiday Amendment
France's Saint-Martin DOM-TOM has released the "circulaire du 4 mai 2018 du Comité National pour la Mémoire et l’Histoire de l’Esclavage" which announces that the upcoming "Commémoration de l’abolition de l’esclavage à Saint-Martin" annual non-working public holiday in Saint-Martin, had been moved to Monday, May 28, 2018.
Anguilla Public Holiday May 25
The Anguillan Government Executive Council has approved the declaration of Friday, May 25, 2018, as a one-off public holiday in Anguilla, to allow all Anguillians and others the necessary time to attend the funeral service of the late Sir Emile Gumbs, Anguilla's second, and longest-serving, chief minister.
Pakistan Ramadan 2018 Bank Holiday
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that Thursday, May 17, 2018, would be a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on the occasion of the upcoming annual "Start of Ramadan" Bank Holiday.
Moldova Renews June 1st Public Holiday For 2018
The Moldavian Cabinet has once again approved a decree on the declaration of Friday, June 1st, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Moldova, on account of "International Children's Day".
Burundi Public Holiday May 17
Earlier today, Burundi's Minister of Labor ("ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de l'Emploi"), Félix Mpozeriniga, announced that Thursday, May 17, 2018, had been declared as an additional non-working public holiday in Burundi, on account of the upcoming "référendum constitutionnel".
Indonesian 2018 Bank Holidays Amended
Indonesia's Central Bank, has released an amended version of its previously-released list of 2018 bank holidays in Indonesia.
Luxemburg 2019 Bank Holidays Announced
The Luxembourg Bankers' Association ("Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung") has issued its annual list of official bank holidays in Luxembourg for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
Zimbabwe Mulls Summer Electoral Public Holiday
Zimbabwe's President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is reported to be considering the declaration of a one-off public holiday in Zimbabwe on the occasion of the coming Presidential and Parliamentary elections, scheduled for July or August of 2018.
Venezuelan Bank Holiday May 14
The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, May 14, 2018, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Ascensión del Señor") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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