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This monthly recap of September 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

20-Sep-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Madrid Public Holidays Announced (Source: Consejo de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Madrid-Madrid) - Summary: A spokesperson for the Consejo de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Madrid, Ángel Garrido, has announced that the regional government of Spain's autonomous region of Madrid had approved the annual list of official 2017 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's Autonomous Comunidad de Madrid. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

20-Sep-2016

Fiji

Fiji 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministry of Information-Suva) - Summary: The Fiji Governing Cabinet has approved, through Gazette Notice No. 68, dated yesterday, its annual list of the dates of official non-working public holidays in Fiji for the upcoming calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Fiji news and updates.

19-Sep-2016

Costa Rica

Costa Rica December 1st Public Holiday Returns (Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica-San José) - Summary: A new bill has been introduced in Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly by MPs from the Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) and the Frente Amplio (FA) which would declare December 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica. Links: full story and other Costa Rica news and updates.

19-Sep-2016

South Africa

South African Public Holiday December 27 (Source: South African Press Association-Pretoria) - Summary: Following formal requests from the Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), South African President, Jacob Zuma, has declared a one-off additional non-working public holiday throughout the Republic of South Africa for Tuesday, December 27, 2016, based on section 2(1) of the "Public Holidays Act 1994". Links: full story and other South Africa news and updates.

18-Sep-2016

Nepal

Nepalese Public Holiday September 19 (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: Nepal's government has announced that Monday, September 19, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate the first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

17-Sep-2016

Maldives

Maldives September 18 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release-Male) - Summary: The Government of the Maldives has issued a press release (Ref: 2016-354) ruling-out any further extension of the current Eid ul-Alhaa non-working public holidays of the Maldives ("Government offices to reopen on Sunday Government offices will reopen on Sunday, 18th September after the Eid ul-Alhaa holidays"). Links: full story and other Maldives news and updates.

17-Sep-2016

Saudi Arabia

Saudi 2016 National Day Public Holiday Extended (Source: Saudi Press Agency-SPA) - Summary: A spokesman for Saudi Arabia's Civil Service Ministry has announced that there would be a one-off day in lieu non-working public holiday in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, July 22, 2016, to compensate for the Saudi Kingdom's National Day annual non-working public holiday of September 23, falling during the Saudi weekend in 2016. Links: full story and other Saudi Arabia news and updates.

16-Sep-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Castilla y León Public Holidays Announced (Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Castilla y León-Valladolid) - Summary: The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Castilla y León has announced its annual list of official regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León (calendario de fiestas laborales en el ámbito de la Comunidad de Castilla y León) for the calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

15-Sep-2016

Romania

Romanian June 1 Public Holiday Update (Source: Senatului României-Bucharest) - Summary: Romania's upper house of parliament, the Senatului României (Senate) has approved amendments to Article 139 of the Romanian Labour Code, with the aim of declaring June 1, Children's Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

15-Sep-2016

South Africa

South Africa Mulls December 27 Public Holiday (Source: South African Press Association-Pretoria) - Summary: The spokesperson for the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), Sizwe Pamla, has asked South African President, Jacob Zuma, to once again declare a one-off additional non-working public holiday on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, to compensate the fact that Christmas Day falls on a Sunday in 2016. Links: full story and other South Africa news and updates.

14-Sep-2016

Honduras

Honduras Public Holiday September 16 (Source: El Heraldo-Tegucigalpa) - Summary: The government of Honduras, through its Secretaría de Estado en los Despachos de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización, has announced Friday, September 16, 2016, would be a one-off non-working public sector holiday for Honduras' public sector, to link the annual Independence Day public holiday with the following weekend. Links: full story and other Honduras news and updates.

13-Sep-2016

Nicaragua

Nicaragua Public Holidays September 14-15-16 (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua-MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía has announced that Wednesday and Thursday, September 14-15, 2016, would be non-working public holiday (feriados nacionales obligatorios) in Nicaragua to mark the annual non-working public holidays commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto and Nicaragua's Independence Day public holiday. Links: full story and other Nicaragua news and updates.

12-Sep-2016

Nepal

Nepalese Public Holiday September 15 (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: The government of Nepal has announced that Thursday, September 15, 2016, had once again been declared a non-working public holiday in Nepal's three districts of the Kathmandu Valley, Dhulikhel and Dolakha, on account of the upcoming Indra Jatra annual non-working public holiday of Nepal. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

11-Sep-2016

Central African Republic

Central African Republic Amends Public Holidays List (Source: Primature Gouvernement de la Centrafrique RCA-Bangui) - Summary: The Minister of Civil Service, Labor, Social Security, and the Professional Integration of Youngsters, of the Central African Republic, Gaston Mackouzangba, has announced that, henceforth, the date of the annual Aïd el Adha (Feast of Sacrifice, aka. Tabaski) feast would be observed as a nationwide non-working public holiday in the Central African Republic. Links: full story and other Central African Republic news and updates.

10-Sep-2016

Nepal

Nepalese 2016 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: The government of Nepal, through its Ministry of Home Affairs, has finally announced that Tuesday, September 13, 2016, had been declared as the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday across the country on account of the upcoming Baqar-Eid (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Nepal. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

10-Sep-2016

Australia

Australian Victoria 2017 AFL Public Holiday Date Announced (Source: State Government of Victoria-Melbourne) - Summary: The State Government of Australia's State of Victoria has officially announced the 2017 date for the still controversial "Friday before the AFL Grand Final" recently-added annual non-working public holiday observed in Australia's State of Victoria. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

Zambia

Zambian Public Holidays September 12-13 (Source: The Lusaka Times-Lusaka) - Summary: The Zambian Government Secretary to the Cabinet, Roland Msiska, has announced that the Government of Zambia had declared Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, as one-off non-working public holidays in Zambia on account of the upcoming inauguration ceremony of the President-elect and the Vice President-elect of Zambia. Links: full story and other Zambia news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

Mauritania

Mauritania Extends 2016 Aid El Adha Public Holidays (Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie-Noakchott) - Summary: Late last night, the President of Maurtitania, issued a communique once again extending the previously-announced date of Monday, September 12, 2016, by one day for the upcoming Aid El Adha (Feat of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Mauritania ("la journée du mardi 13 septembre 2016, suivant celle de la fête d'El Aid Al Adha, sera fériée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national"). Links: full story and other Mauritania news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

Lebanon

Lebanon 2016 Bank Holidays Amended Yet Again (Source: Banque du Liban-Beirut) - Summary: The Association of Banks in Lebanon in conjunction with the Banque du Liban (Lebanon's Central Bank), has issued yet another amended version of the annual list of Lebanese non-working bank holidays in Lebanon for the calendar year 2016, by moving the dates of the upcoming Eid al Adha annual non-working bank holiday in Lebanon in 2016 to a day later. Links: full story and other Lebanon news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

Egypt

Egyptian Eid Al-Adha 2016 Bank Holidays (Source: The Central Bank of Egypt-Cairo) - Summary: Egypt's Central Bank has announced that all Egyptian banks would be closed from September 11-13, 2016, inclusively, dates which have been declared bank holidays in Egypt on account of the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual Egyptian bank and public holidays. Links: full story and other Egypt news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

The Gambia

Gambia Extends 2016 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays (Source: The Point Newspaper-Banjul) - Summary: The President of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Tobaski (aka Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice) would be extended from its previously-announced date of September 12, 2016, to last 2 days, including Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Links: full story and other The Gambia news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

Kenya

Kenyan 2016 Idd-ul-Adha Public Holiday (Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation-Nairobi) - Summary: In a gazette notice the Kenyan Government's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Joseph Nkaissery, announced that, pursuant to section 3 of the Public Holidays Act of Kenya, the date of the upcoming annual Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) in Kenya had been declared a nationwide non-working public holiday for all Kenyans, to be observed on Monday, September 12, 2016. Links: full story and other Kenya news and updates.

9-Sep-2016

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Referemdum Public Holiday September 26 (Source: Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers-Baku) - Summary: Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring Monday, September 26, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan as it coincides with the upcoming constitutional referendum ("On Amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan"). Links: full story and other Azerbaijan news and updates.

8-Sep-2016

Bénin

Benin Public Holiday September 12 (Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin-Cotonou) - Summary: The government of Benin has released the communiqué 034/MTFPAS/DC/SGM/DGT/DRP/SRI, signed by Benin's Ministry of Labour's Cabinet Director, David Vidéhouénou, on behalf of the Ministre Du Travail, De La Fonction Publique Et Des Affaires Sociales, Adidjatou Mathys, announcing that Monday, September 12, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming annual non-working public holidays in the Bénin on account of the upcoming Tabaski (aka. Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice). Links: full story and other Bénin news and updates.

8-Sep-2016

Niger

Niger 2016 Tabaski Public Holidays (Source: Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) - Summary: The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger, Salissou Ada, has declared Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, as the dates of annual non-working public holidays in Niger on account of the upcoming annual "Tabaski" (Feast of sacrifice). Links: full story and other Niger news and updates.

8-Sep-2016

Ghana

Ghana 2016 Eidul-Adha Public Holidays (Source: Ghana Government Portal-Accra) - Summary: Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Prosper Bani, has issued a statement indicating that Monday, September 12, and Wednesday, September 21, 2016, were non-working public holidays in Ghana, and that both days are statutory holidays to be observed as such. Links: full story and other Ghana news and updates.

8-Sep-2016

Jordan

Jordanian Bank and Public Holidays September 11-15 (Source: The Central Bank of Jordan-Amman) - Summary: The Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan has issued the Memorandum 29/2016, Ref.10/2/1758, which announces bank holidays in Jordan from September 11 to September 15, 2016, on account of the annual Eid al-Adha non-working bank holidays and public holidays in Jordan. Links: full story and other Jordan news and updates.

8-Sep-2016

Armenia

Armenian Amends September 2016 Public Holidays (Source: Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Government of Armenia has announced that Saturday, September 24, 2016, instead of Saturday, September 17, 2016, would be a regular working day in Armenia, to compensate the recently-declared Monday, September 12, 2016, one-off non-working public holiday in Armenia, on account of the upcoming Exaltation of the Holy Cross feast. Links: full story and other Armenia news and updates.

7-Sep-2016

India

Indian Eid-ul-Adha 2016 Public Holidays Changed Further (Source: The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions-New Delhi) - Summary: Over the past few days, more of the Indian States who had originally listed Monday, September 12, 2016, as the date of the 2016 Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working state public holiday, announced changes to their list of official non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2016, whereby the Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working state public holidays would be celebrated on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Links: full story and other India news and updates.

7-Sep-2016

Nigeria

Nigerian 2016 Eid El-Kabir Public Holidays Announced (Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria-Abuja) - Summary: The acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of the Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Muhammadu Maccido, has announced that the Nigerian Government had decided to declare Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, as the date of the annual non-working public holidays of Nigeria on account of the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir (aka. Eid al-Adha or Feast of sacrifice). Links: full story and other Nigeria news and updates.

7-Sep-2016

Bahrain

Bahrain 2016 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced (Source: Bahrain News Agency-BNA) - Summary: Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Sunday to Wednesday, September 11 to 14, 2016, as the annual non-working public sector holidays in Bahrain to mark the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays for the Islamic year 1437. Links: full story and other Bahrain news and updates.

6-Sep-2016

Uganda

Ugandan 2016 Eid Adhuha Public Holiday (Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda-Kampala) - Summary: A spokesman for Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Monday, September 12, 2016, as the date of the upcoming Eid Adhuha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda. Links: full story and other Uganda news and updates.

6-Sep-2016

Philippines

Philippines Eid'l Adha Public Holiday September 12 (Source: Philippine Information Agency-Manila) - Summary: In a press briefing, earlier this morning, Philippines Presidential Executive Secretary, Salvador C. Medialdea, announced that Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had signed Proclamation No.56, declaring Monday, September 12, 2016, 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. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.

6-Sep-2016

Togo

Togolese Tabaski 2016 Public Holiday (Source: Primature du Togo-Lome) - Summary: The Minister of Labour of the government of Togo has announced that, as per an earlier decision of the Union musulmane du Togo (UMT), Monday, September 12, 2016, had been declared as the date of the annual non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming Aid al-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice, aka. Tabaski). Links: full story and other Togo news and updates.

6-Sep-2016

Honduras

Honduras Morazánica Public Holidays October 5-8 (Source: El Heraldo-Tegucigalpa) - Summary: The government of Honduras has announced that the "Semana Morazánica" annual October public holidays of Honduras for the calendar year 2016 would run from Wednesday to Saturday, October 5 to 8, 2016, as per the amended Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014. Links: full story and other Honduras news and updates.

6-Sep-2016

Egypt

Egyptian 2016 Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays (Source: Egypt State Information Service-Cairo) - Summary: Egyptian authorities have extended the upcoming public sector's Eid Al-Adha annual non-working public holidays of 2016, for government clerical staff, which will run from Sunday, September 11, 2016, until Thursday, September 15, 2016. Links: full story and other Egypt news and updates.

6-Sep-2016

Romania

Romania Extends January 24 Public Holiday (Source: Mediafax-Bucharest) - Summary: Romania's Chamber of Deputies has passed a bill by 209 votes for, four against, and two abstentions, which makes January 24, the day when Romania celebrates the Union of the Romanian Principalities, a non-working public holiday in Romania for both the private and public sectors, by amending the Romanian Labour Code. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

5-Sep-2016

Bangladesh

Bangladesh 2016 Eid-ul-Azha Public Holidays (Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha-BSS) - Summary: Bangladesh's Governnment, has announced that the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), annual non-working public holidays in Bangladesh would be extended by one day on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Links: full story and other Bangladesh news and updates.

5-Sep-2016

Qatar

Qatar 2016 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced (Source: Qatari News Agency-QNA) - Summary: Qatar's Emiri Diwan has once again extended the Eid al-Adha public sector holidays, for ministries, government departments, general authorities and institutions, so that they will be on holiday for 9 days for the upcoming Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays. Links: full story and other Qatar news and updates.

5-Sep-2016

Fiji

Fiji Public Holiday September 7 (Source: Ministry of Information-Suva) - Summary: The Government of Fiji has issued a reminder of the previously-announced Wednesday, September 7, 2016, annual non-working public holiday in Fiji on account of the upcoming first observance of Fiji's newest non-working public holiday, Constitution Day. Links: full story and other Fiji news and updates.

5-Sep-2016

Pakistan

Pakistan Extends 2016 Eid-ulAzha Public Holidays (Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior-Islamabad) - Summary: 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 2016, extending the upcoming Eid-ulAzha non-working public holidays period to 3 days. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

4-Sep-2016

Algeria

Algerian 2016 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays (Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique-Algiers) - Summary: The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria. Links: full story and other Algeria news and updates.

4-Sep-2016

Kuwait

Kuwaiti 2016 Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays (Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission-Kuwait City) - Summary: The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that the dates of the upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait would run, this year, for 9 days. Links: full story and other Kuwait news and updates.

4-Sep-2016

UAE

UAE 2016 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays (Source: Emirates News Agency-WAM) - Summary: The UAE Federal Government, through its respective ministries, has announced the dates of the annual upcoming 2016 Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays, as usual in separate announcements for the public sector and the private sector of the UAE. Links: full story and other UAE (United Arab Emirates) news and updates.

4-Sep-2016

Oman

Oman 2016 Eid al Adha Public Holidays Announced (Source: Oman News Agency-Muscat) - Summary: 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 2016, as running from the 9th to the 16th of Dhul Hijjah, for the public sector, and from the 9th to the 13th of Dhul Hijjah for the private sector. Links: full story and other Oman news and updates.

4-Sep-2016

Chile

Chile Mulls February 12 Public Holiday (Source: Tramitación de proyectos-Congreso Nacional de Chile) - Summary: Chilean Senator, Francisco Chahuán, has introduced a bill in the Chilean Senate to declare February 12 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Chile. Links: full story and other Chile news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Ghana

Ghana November 4 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Ghana News Agency-Accra) - Summary: The Public Relations Officer of Ghana's Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Netson Akatey, has issued a statement to the media informing them this year's National Farmer's Day, on November 4, would not be a non-working public holiday in Ghana. Links: full story and other Ghana news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Macedonia

Macedonian Independence Public Holiday September 8 (Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Macedonia-Skopje) - Summary: Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has announced that Thursday, September 8, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday for all the citizens of Macedonia on account of the upcoming Independence Day annual non-working public holiday of Macedonia. Links: full story and other Macedonia news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Mayotte

Mayotte 2016 Ide-El-Kêbir Public Holiday (Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte-Mamoudzou) - Summary: The French department of Mayotte has announced that Monday, September 12, 2016, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Mayotte on the occasion of the upcoming Ide-El-Kêbir (aka. Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice). Links: full story and other Mayotte news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Botswana

Botswana 2016 Public Holidays Amended (Source: Botswana Press Agency-Gaborone) - Summary: The government of Botswana has announced on its Twitter account that Friday, September 29, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday in Botswana, contrary to the previously announced list of 2016 non-working public holidays in Botswana ("29th September Declared A Holiday. Thurs 29th & 30th Sept declared public holidays. Monday 3rd October NOT a holiday #BOT50 #UnitedAndProud"). Links: full story and other Botswana news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Valencia Public Holidays Gazetted (Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana-Valencia) - Summary: The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana has confirmed and gazetted the previously announced and amended official calendar of 2017 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Armenia

Armenian Public Holiday September 12 (Source: Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Government of Armenia has announced that Monday, September 12, 2016, would once again be a non-working public holiday in Armenia, on account of the upcoming Exaltation of the Holy Cross feast, to be compensated by declaring Saturday, September 17, 2016, as a regular working day in Armenia. Links: full story and other Armenia news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

Morocco

Morocco 2016 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays (Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse-Rabat) - Summary: The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2016 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques". Links: full story and other Morocco news and updates.

3-Sep-2016

India

Indian Eid-ul-Adha 2016 Public Holidays Changes (Source: The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions-New Delhi) - Summary: Last night, the moon sighting committees of a majority of Northern Indian Sates have announced that there were no news of the Dhul-Hijjah moon, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working state public holidays would be celebrated on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, instead of the sometimes announced date of Monday, September 12, 2016. Links: full story and other India news and updates.

2-Sep-2016

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan 2016 Kurman Ait Public Holiday (Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency-Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Monday, September 12, 2016, 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. Links: full story and other Kyrgyzstan news and updates.

2-Sep-2016

Tunisia

Tunisian 2016 Aïd El-Idha Public Holidays (Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse-TAP) - Summary: The government of Tunisia (Présidence du Gouvernement) has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Idha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed on Monday and Tuesday, September 12-13, 2016. Links: full story and other Tunisia news and updates.

2-Sep-2016

Paraguay

Paraguay Public Holiday October 3 (Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay-Asunción) - Summary: The Paraguayan head of presidential decrees has released a communiqué confirming that the date of the upcoming Día de la Batalla de Boquerón annual non-working public holiday of Paraguay would be moved to Monday, October 3, 2016, as per the terms of the previously-released "Decreto número 4508/15" which specified which of the annual non-working 2016 public holidays of Paraguay would be moved to adjoin a nearby weekend. Links: full story and other Paraguay news and updates.

2-Sep-2016

Palau

Palau Public Holiday September 5 (Source: Palau Government-Koror) - Summary: The government of Palau has announced that Monday, September 5, 2016, would be the date of the upcoming Labor Day annual non-working public holiday in Palau. Links: full story and other Palau news and updates.

1-Sep-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Castilla La-Mancha Public Holidays Announced (Source: Diario Oficial de Castilla-La Mancha-DOCM) - Summary: The Consejera de Gobierno de Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla La-Mancha, Patricia Franco, in a joint announcement with her spokesperson, Nacho Hernando, has announced the annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Región of Castilla La-Mancha for the upcoming calendar year 2017 ("calendario laboral de las fiestas laborales de carácter retribuido y no recuperable en el año 2017, en Castilla-La Mancha"). Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

1-Sep-2016

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Extends 2016 Eid al Adha Public Holidays (Source: Saudi Press Agency-SPA) - Summary: The government of Saudi Arabia, via a Tweet by its Ministry of Civil Service, has announced that this year's Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays would be extended by 2 days (the 16th and 17th of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah 1436 AH), with work for all sectors of the state starting again on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Links: full story and other Saudi Arabia news and updates.


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