Mali Bank Holidays 2018


 
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Mali bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the first 6 months of 2018, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Mali Bank Holidays in 2018
Jan.  1 Mon New Year's Day
     20 Sat Armed Forces Day
Mar. 26 Mon Martyrs' Day / Democracy Day
Apr.  2 Mon Easter Monday
May   1 Tue Labour Day
     25 Fri Africa Day
June 15 Fri Korité (End of Ramadan)
Aug.    Wed Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Sep.    Sat Independence Day (National Day)
Nov.    Tue Mawloud (The Prophet's Birthday)
        Tue Baptism of the Prophet
Dec.    Tue Christmas Day
July 2018 ⇒ December 2018 public holidays will be visible to the general public in early 2018. To immediately access our full database of worldwide public holidays and bank holidays, under license, for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and beyond, please contact us.

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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

10 Jan 2017 Mali Public Holiday Janauary 13 (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) The Labour Ministry of the Government of Mali has issued a tweet (#SommetAF2017) declaring Friday, January 13, 2017, as a one-off non-working day in lieu public holiday in Mali ("Le vendredi 13-01-2017 est chômée et payée au Mali") on account of the upcoming Sommet Afrique-France 2017.  17 Dec 2016 Mali Public Holiday December 19 (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) The Government of Mali, via the Labour Ministry's Chief of Staff, Yaya Gologo, has declared Monday, December 19, 2016, as a non-working day in lieu public holiday in Mali ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Baptism of the Prophet annual public holiday of Mali, falling on a Sunday.  20 Dec 2015 Mali 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2016.  26 Dec 2014 Mali Public Holiday January 2 (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) The Government of Mali, via its Labour Minister, Bocar Moussa Diarra, has declared Friday, January 2, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in Mali ("journée déclarée chomée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").  03 Nov 2014 Mali 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2015.  28 Oct 2013 Mali 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) Mali's Government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2014.  18 Sep 2013 Mali Public Holiday September 19 (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) The Government of Mali has declared tomorrow, Thursday, September 19, 2013, as another one-off non-working public holiday ("journée fériée chômée et payée") throughout Mali, to enable the population to witness the inauguration of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.  23 Jul 2013 Mali Public Holiday July 26 (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) The Government of Mali has declared Friday, July 26, 2013, as another one-off non-working public holiday to enable the population to go and get their electoral registration cards for the upcoming, July 28, first round of the presidential election.  17 Oct 2012 Mali 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) Mali's Government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2013.  16 Aug 2012 Mali Public Holiday August 20 (Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali-Bamako) The Government of Mali has declared Monday, August 20, 2012, as a non-working public holiday in Mali on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Mali public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in Mali were previously jointly regulated by the Labour Code and by the Loi n° 92-020 du 23 septembre 1992 portant Code du travail en République du Mali (Journal officiel, 1992-11-30, Spécial no 8, pp. 2-32). Then, in 2005, all the texts related to public holidays in Mali were grouped into a single law (loi N°05-040 du 22 juillet 2005 relative aux fêtes légales en République du Mali).  Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) and Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) may be celebrated for more than 1 day each, however there was no official source confirming that extra days are officially allocated.  Mali International Codes ML and MLI (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ml (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Mali information and news: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) (Mali central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Mali maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Mali), and Wikipedia (includes Mali commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Mali, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Mali, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Mali.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Mali that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Mali were evaluated using the Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia which is used in Saudi Arabia and in most of the Persian Gulf States. Holidays may occur a day later in countries outside the Gulf region. The sunrises, sunsets, moon phases, moonrises and moonsets used in these calculations are based on the location of Mecca (latitude 21.42°N, longitude, 39.82°E, GMT+3 hours, no summer time rules).


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2018 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Mali, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Mali, before planning any trip to Mali. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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