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The list of public holidays observed throughout the world today, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, is brought to you by Q++ Studio, the professional source of worldwide public holidays.


Grenada  Carnival Tuesday
Morocco  Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Pakistan  Independence Day
Saint Helena  Anniversary Day (Tristan da Cunha) [Regional]
Vatican City  Assumption Vigil
Zimbabwe  Defense Forces Day

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THIS WEEK
This news feed of worldwide public holidays for week 33 comes from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of worldwide public holidays. To see the public holidays names, place your mouse over the name of a country.
 

Monday

August 13

Central African Republic  Grenada  Samoa  Thailand  Tokelau  Tunisia  Zimbabwe     

Tuesday

August 14

Grenada  Morocco  Pakistan  Saint HelenaVatican City  Zimbabwe   

Wednesday

August 15

Andorra  AustraliaAustria  Bangladesh  Belgium  Bénin  Burkina Faso  Burundi  Cameroon  Cape Verde  Central African Republic  Chile  Congo  Costa Rica  Côte d'Ivoire  Croatia  Cyprus  Equatorial Guinea  France  French Guiana  French Polynesia  Gabon  Gambia  GermanyGreece  Guadeloupe  GuatemalaGuinea  Haiti  India  Italy  Lebanon  Liechtenstein  Lithuania  Luxembourg  Madagascar  Malta  Martinique  Mauritius  Mayotte  Monaco  New CaledoniaNorth Korea  PanamaParaguay  Poland  Portugal  Réunion  Romania  Rwanda  Saint Barthélemy  Saint Martin  Saint Pierre et Miquelon  San Marino  Sénégal  Seychelles  Slovenia  South Korea  Spain  SwitzerlandTogo  Vanuatu  Vatican City  Wallis and Futuna   

Thursday

August 16

Dominican Republic  Gabon  IndiaRomaniaSaudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia*   

Friday

August 17

Gabon  IndiaIndonesia  OmanRomaniaSaudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia*   

Saturday

August 18

OmanRomaniaSaudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia*   

Sunday

August 19

Afghanistan  KuwaitMaldivesOmanRomaniaSaudi ArabiaSaudi ArabiaUAE
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NEWS
Guyana Public Holiday August 1
Posted on 15 Jul 2018
The Ministry of Public Security of the government of Guyana has released the Extraordinary Gazette 107/2018 1461 declaring Wednesday, August, 2018, as the 2018 date for the Emancipation Day annual public holiday of Guyana.


Omani 2018 Renaissance Public Holiday July 23
Posted on 15 Jul 2018
Omani authorities have announced similar dates for the upcoming 2018 "Blessed Renaissance Day" non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman.


Barbados 2019 Public Holidays Announced
Posted on 14 Jul 2018
The government of Barbados has finally published its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Barbados for the calendar year 2019.


Mali Public Holiday July 20 and 23
Posted on 14 Jul 2018
The Government of Mali has declared Friday, July 20, 2018, and Monday, July 23, 2018, as one-off non-working public holidays in Mali to enable the population to go and get their electoral registration cards for the upcoming, July 29, first round of the presidential election.


Spain 2019 Castilla La-Mancha Public Holidays Announced
Posted on 13 Jul 2018
The annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Región of Castilla La-Mancha for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("calendario laboral de las fiestas laborales de carácter retribuido y no recuperable en el año 2019, en Castilla-La Mancha") has been gazetted in the "Diario Oficial de Castilla-La Mancha" (DOCM).


Swaziland Public Holidays July 22-23
Posted on 13 Jul 2018
Swaziland's Home Affairs Principal Secretary, Anthony Masilela, has announced that Monday, July 23, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming birth anniversary of King Sobhuza II, who was born on July 22, 1899.


Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2019 Public Holidays
Posted on 12 Jul 2018
The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Natasha Griggs, has signed the "Community Bulletin A38/2018 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2019.


Christmas Island 2019 Public Holidays
Posted on 12 Jul 2018
The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Natasha Griggs, has signed the "Community Bulletin A37/2018 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays on Christmas Island for the upcoming calendar year 2018.


Vietnam 2019 Public Holidays Officialized
Posted on 12 Jul 2018
The Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, after consultation with its key ministers, has officially approved in the Letter No. 65-19 / VPCP-KGVX to the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, the Vietnamese public holidays 2019 calendar which had previously been submitted by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).


Pakistan Public Holiday July 25
Posted on 12 Jul 2018
The Federal Government of Pakistan via its Chief election commissioner, Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan, has declared Wednesday, July 25, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Pakistan on account of the general elections happening on that date.


Indian 2019 Central Public Holidays Released
Posted on 11 Jul 2018
India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the DOPT Order F.No.12/2/2018-JCA-2 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2019.


Swaziland Umhlanga/Reed Dance 2018 Public Holiday
Posted on 10 Jul 2018
Swaziland's government has announced the date when the upcoming non-working public holiday in Swaziland for the 2018 "Umhlanga" (aka. Reed Dance) would be observed.


Spain 2019 Aragon Public Holidays Announced
Posted on 10 Jul 2018
The government of Spain's autonomous region of Aragon has announced the annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Aragon ("fiestas laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperables e inhábiles, para el año 2019 en la comunidad") for the upcoming calendar year 2019.


New Zealand Mulls Matariki Public Holiday Again
Posted on 9 Jul 2018
A proposal to make Matariki an annual non-working public holiday in New Zealand has gone to Labour’s Maori Caucus and then, if approved, to Labour’s wider caucus, at which point the proposal could become a bill and eventually law.


Australian Queensland Mulls Further Public Holidays Amendments
Posted on 8 Jul 2018
LNP member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, who as Queensland attorney-general moved Labour Day to October, announced at the LNP state convention that he would support the winning motion to switch back the Labour Day and Queen's Birthday non-working public holidays of Queensland.


Cambodia 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again
Posted on 7 Jul 2018
Cambodia's Prime Minister, Hun Sen has released another "Cambodian Royal Government's Sub-Decree" modifying the previously-released list of 2018 public holidays in Cambobia, with the addition of 2 one-off non-working public holidays in Cambodia on account of the upcoming 6th mandate National Assembly elections.


Spain 2019 La Rioja Public Holidays Gazetted
Posted on 7 Jul 2018
The recently released annual list of regional public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of "La Rioja" for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("días inhábiles a efectos laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperable, del calendario del próximo año") has been gazetted.


Latvian Bank Holiday September 24
Posted on 6 Jul 2018
The Bank of Latvia has in turn declared a one-off bank holiday in Latvia on September 24, 2018, on account of the upcoming visit of Pope Francis.


Ugandan Public Holiday July 10
Posted on 5 Jul 2018
The Minister of Public Service of Uganda has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Tuesday, July 10, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Uganda ("The Honourable Minister of the Public Service informs the general public that Tuesday 10th July 2018 will be observed as public holiday throughout Uganda to enable all Ugandans to participate in the local council 1 elections to be conducted by Electoral Commission’’").


Spain 2019 Ceuta Public Holidays Announced
Posted on 4 Jul 2018
The "Consejera de Economía y Hacienda" of Spain's autonomous region of Ceuta, Kissy Chandiramani has announced the annual official list of 2019 non-working Ceuta public holidays ("calendario laboral") in the "Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta".


Spain 2019 Canaries Public Holidays Gazetted
Posted on 3 Jul 2018
The "Consejo de Gobierno" of the regional government of Spain's autonomous region of "las Islas Canarias", has announced its official annual list of 2019 Spanish regional non-working public holidays in the Canaries Islands ("El Consejo de Gobierno de Canarias aprobó ayer el calendario laboral al que a las cuatro fiestas de ámbito nacional se suman siete elegidas por la Comunidad Autónoma").


Spain 2019 Navarra Public Holidays Gazetted
Posted on 3 Jul 2018
The "Directora General de la Politica Económica y Empresarial y Trabajo de Navarra" has gazetted its previously-announced annual "calendario laboral" which lists the dates of the non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Navarra for the calendar year 2019.


Taiwan 2019 Public Holidays Released
Posted on 2 Jul 2018
The Directorate General of Personnel Administration has released its official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the upcoming calendar year 2019.


Sri Lankan 2019 Public Holidays Announced
Posted on 1 Jul 2018
Sri Lanka's Minister of Home Affairs, Wajira Abewardena, has published in the "Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka" (No. 2077/32), the official list of annual Sri Lankan public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2019.


Mexico Electoral Public Holiday July 1
Posted on 30 Jun 2018
The Mexican Ministry of Labour ("Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social") has announced that Sunday, July 1, 2012, would be a nationwide non-working public holiday ("día no laborable en todo el territorio nacional") on account of the upcoming Presidential Election.


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