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This monthly recap of February 2016 worldwide public holidays news and updates, covers all the countries of the world, and is based on our daily review of hundreds of online newspapers, government sites, and institutional sources, and over a decade of experience following worldwide public holidays, to place current events in context, and anticipate on possible future changes.  Available as free weekly or monthly email newsletters.

Date

Country

News Item Summary

6-Feb-2016

Bhutan

Bhutanese Public Holiday February 8 (Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan-Thimphu) - Summary: Late last night, Bhutan's Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, announced via a news release from the Royal Office of Media, that Monday, February 8, 2016, had been declared a one-off nationwide non-working public holiday in Bhutan, to celebrate the birth, earlier that day, of a royal heir to His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema. Links: full story and other Bhutan news and updates.

5-Feb-2016

Eritrea

Eritrean 2016 Public Holidays Released (Source: Ministry of Information of the State of Eritrea-Asmara) - Summary: The Eritrean government has announced its list of annual official national and religious non-working public holidays in Eritrea for the calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Eritrea news and updates.

4-Feb-2016

Australia

Western Australia 2018 Public Holidays Released (Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce-Perth) - Summary: The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has released it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Western Australia for the calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.

3-Feb-2016

Mongolia

Mongolian Tsagaan Sar 2016 Public Holidays (Source: Montsame Agency-Ulaanbaatar) - Summary: The Mongolian government has announced the dates of the upcoming Tsagaan Sar annual non-working public holidays in Mongolia, to run from February 9 to 11, 2016, inclusively. Links: full story and other Mongolia news and updates.

2-Feb-2016

Honduras

Honduras Virgin of Suyapa Public Holiday February 3 (Source: El Heraldo-Tegucigalpa) - Summary: Honduras' Presidency has once again issued an executive decree making the afternoon of Wednesday, February 3, 2016, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras. Links: full story and other Honduras news and updates.

1-Feb-2016

Pakistan

Pakistan 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior-Islamabad) - Summary: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior has issued the "Circular No. F.NO.2/6/2015-Public regarding Public and Optional Holidays for the calendar year-2016" which contains its annual list of the expected dates for non-working public holidays and optional holidays for the calendar year 2016 in Pakistan. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.


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