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This monthly recap of July 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

23-Jul-2016

Singapore

Singapore 2017 Islamic Calendar Released (Source: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura-MUIS) - Summary: The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2017, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual non-working public holidays based on the Hijra calendar. Links: full story and other Singapore news and updates.

22-Jul-2016

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Public Holiday On July 25 (Source: La Nación-San José) - Summary: Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has once again confirmed that the upcoming día de la Anexión del Partido de Nicoya non-working public holiday would be observed on Monday, July 25, 2016, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica. Links: full story and other Costa Rica news and updates.

22-Jul-2016

Malaysia

Malaysian 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri-Kuala Lumpur) - Summary: Malaysia's Cabinet's and the Constitution and Government Relations Department of the Prime Minister's Office have jointly issued the annual official Federal Public Holidays Schedule 2017 and State Public Holiday Schedule 2017 containing the list of official national non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2017 as well as the state-specific regional non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

21-Jul-2016

Moldova

Moldova Adds Europe Day Public Holiday (Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat-Moldpres) - Summary: The Moldavian government executive, at yesterday's Cabinet meeting, has approved the declaration of Europe Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova. Links: full story and other Moldova news and updates.

20-Jul-2016

Jordan

Jordan Public Holiday September 20 (Source: Jordan News Agency Petra-Amman) - Summary: The Jordanian Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the government of Jordan have announced that Tuesday, September 20, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Jordan on account of that day's parliamentary elections. Links: full story and other Jordan news and updates.

19-Jul-2016

Iraq

Iraqi Public Holidays July 20-21 (Source: Al Sumaria News-Baghdad) - Summary: The Iraqi Government, via the Iraqi Cabinet, has once again declared a 2-day mandatory period of non-working public holidays in Iraq, on Wednesday and Thursday, July 20-21, 2016, due to forecasted high temperatures. Links: full story and other Iraq news and updates.

18-Jul-2016

Zambia

Zambia Mulls Additional August 2016 Public Holidays (Source: The Lusaka Times-Lusaka) - Summary: The President of the Green Party of Zambia, Peter Sinkamba, has appealed to Zambian President, Edgar Lungu, to declare Wednesday-Friday, August 10-12, 2016, as constitutional public holidays in Zambia to ensure smooth tripartite elections, whereas many voters need to travel to their place of voting on the day before the election and return to their place of work the following day. Links: full story and other Zambia news and updates.

17-Jul-2016

Oman

Omani Public Holidays July 23-24 (Source: Oman News Agency-Muscat) - Summary: Omani authorities have announced similar dates for the upcoming 2016 Blessed Renaissance Day non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman. Links: full story and other Oman news and updates.

16-Jul-2016

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian January 9 Public Holiday Referendum (Source: Federacija Bosna i Hercegovina News-Sarajevo) - Summary: The National Assembly of the Republika Srpska (RS) of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in Banja Luka, has voted to hold a referendum on September 25, 2016, on the January 9 regional annual holiday ("Do you agree that January 9 should be marked and celebrated as the Day of Republika Srpska?"), to counteract last year's ruling by the Bosnian Constitutional Court that the January 9 public holiday in the Republika Srpska was "discriminatory and unconstitutional". Links: full story and other Bosnia and Herzegovina news and updates.

15-Jul-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Navarra Public Holidays Gazetted (Source: Boletín Oficial de Navarra-BON) - Summary: 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 2017. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

14-Jul-2016

Turkey

Turkey Extends 2016 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays (Source: Hürriyet Daily News-Istanbul) - Summary: The Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, has announced that the upcoming Feast of Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha, in Arabic, or Kurban Bayrami, in Turlkish), would also be extended to last 9 days as was the recent End of Ramadan non-working public holidays in Turkey, which were extended to 9 days of non-working public holidays in Turkey, by declaring Friday, July 8, 2016, as a non-working public holiday to link the recent Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) Turkish public holidays with the following weekend. Links: full story and other Turkey news and updates.

13-Jul-2016

Greece

Greece 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Bank of Greece-Athens) - Summary: The Bank of Greece, Greece's Central Bank, has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Greece for the calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Greece news and updates.

12-Jul-2016

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Public Holidays July 19-20 (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua-MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega Saavedra, had once again authorized the extension of the annual, July 19, non-working public holiday of Nicaragua, with a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua on Monday, July 20, 2015 ("el día 20 se decreta como asueto con goce de salario para los trabajadores del Estado"). Links: full story and other Nicaragua news and updates.

12-Jul-2016

Maldives

Maldives Public Holidays July 26-30 (Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release-Male) - Summary: The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has decided to extend the upcoming Independence Day annual public holidays in the Maldives and link it to the following weekend by declaring additional non-working public holidays in the Maldives on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Links: full story and other Maldives news and updates.

11-Jul-2016

Spain

Spain Call For New Ceuta Muslim Public Holiday (Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta-BOCCE) - Summary: Various groups in the legislative assembly of Spain's autonomous region of Ceuta (Ilustre Pleno de !a Asamblea de Ceuta) have begun a new push to add another Muslim public holiday to the list of annual non-working public holiday in Spain's autonomous region of Ceuta, the official calendario laboral) of the Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

10-Jul-2016

Austria

Austria Could Add New Public Holiday (Source: Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs-BMEIA) - Summary: The Court of Appeals for the Vienna Circuit has ruled that a provision in the "Act on Rest Periods", the law regulating public holidays in Austria, violates EU law in the manner in which it treats entitlement to the Good Friday holiday in Austria, paving the road for Good Friday to become an annual non-working public holiday for everyone in Austria. Links: full story and other Austria news and updates.

9-Jul-2016

South Korea

South Korean Mulls Happy Monday Public Holidays (Source: Yonhap News Agency-Seoul) - Summary: The South Korean Government is considering moving some of the fixed-date non-working public holidays of South Korea so that they always occur on a Monday. Links: full story and other South Korea news and updates.

8-Jul-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Galicia Public Holidays Gazetted (Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia-DOG) - Summary: The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia (Consejo de la Xunta de Galicia) has officially gazetted its recently-released annual official list of regional public holidays (calendario laboral) in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

8-Jul-2016

Transdniestria

Transdniestrian 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Interfax-Tiraspol) - Summary: Transdniestria's government has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Transdniestrian Moldovan Republic (TMR, aka Transdniestria or also the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic) for the upcoming calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Transdniestria news and updates.

8-Jul-2016

Russia

Russian 2017 Public Holidays Confirmed (Source: ITAR-TASS-Moscow) - Summary: At the last meeting of the Russian tripartite commission on the regulation of social and labor relations, representatives of the government, employers' associations, and trade unions, reviewed and approved the last month's draft decision by the Russian government to postpone the days off in 2017, in the context of the announcement of the list of official non-working public holidays in Russia in the calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other Russia news and updates.

7-Jul-2016

San Marino

San Marino 2017 Public Holidays Released (Source: Banca Centrale della Repubblica di San Marino-San Marino) - Summary: San Marino's Central Bank has published the San Marino Government's annual official list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in San Marino for the calendar year 2017. Links: full story and other San Marino news and updates.

7-Jul-2016

Palau

Palau Constitution Day Public Holiday July 9 (Source: Palau Government-Koror) - Summary: The government of Palau has announced that Saturday, July 9, 2016, would be the date of the upcoming 36th Constitution Day annual non-working public holiday in Palau. Links: full story and other Palau news and updates.

6-Jul-2016

Nepal

Nepalese 2016 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holiday (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs has finally announced that, as per a notice published in the Nepal gazette, Thursday, July 7, 2016, had been declared as the annual non-working public holiday in Nepal on account of the upcoming annual Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Nepal. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

6-Jul-2016

Mauritania

Mauritania Extends 2016 Aid El Fitr Public Holidays (Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie-Noakchott) - Summary: Late last night, the President of Maurtitania, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, has issued a communique once again extending the previously-announced date of Wednesday, July 6, 2016, by one day for the upcoming Aid El Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Mauritania ("La journée du jeudi 07 juillet 2016, lendemain de la fête de l’Aïd El Fitr sera fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national."). Links: full story and other Mauritania news and updates.

6-Jul-2016

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Confirms Public Holiday July 7 (Source: Solomon Times-Honiara) - Summary: The Solomon Islands Minister for Home Affairs has announced that the Cabinet of the Solomon Islands had confirmed Thursday, July 7, 2016, as the date of the 2016 annual non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands commemorating the Solomon Island's Independence Day. Links: full story and other Solomon Islands news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Nigeria

Nigerian 2016 Eid Public Holidays Extended (Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria-Abuja) - Summary: The Nigerian Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, and signed by the permanent secretary of the ministry, Bassey Okon Akpanyung, Thursday, July 7, 2016, had been declared as an additional non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria on account of the upcoming Eid-el-Fitri (End of Ramadan) annual public holidays of Nigeria, due to the Moon of Shawwal had not been sighted. Links: full story and other Nigeria news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

India

Indian Eid-ul-Fitr 2016 Public Holidays Chaos (Source: The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions-New Delhi) - Summary: Earlier tonight, local time, the moon sighting committees of a majority of Indian Sates have announced that there were no news of the Shawwal moon, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) would be celebrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, instead of the previously-announced date of Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Links: full story and other India news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Malaysia

Malaysia Rules-Out Further Extension of July 10 State Public Holidays (Source: Bernama News Agency-Kota Baru) - Summary: The Government of the Malaysian state of Kelantan, in the person of Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob, has announced that the Malaysian state of Kelantan had decided not to grant Sunday, July 10, 2016, as a one-off day in lieu public sector holiday in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, though all other Malaysian States, where where Friday is a non-working day, have done so. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Côte d'Ivoire

Ivory Coast 2016 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday (Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) - Summary: The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l’Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Wednesday, July 6, 2016, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast. Links: full story and other Côte d'Ivoire news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Lebanon

Lebanon 2016 Bank Holidays Amended Once 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 Fitr annual non-working bank holiday in Lebanon in 2016 to a day later. Links: full story and other Lebanon news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

East Timor

Timor Leste Public Holidays July 6-7 (Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste-Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to extend the 2016 annual Idul Fitri (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Timor Leste by declaring a full day additional day-off public sector holiday (toleránsia pontu), on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, the day before the previously-announced date for the 2016 nationwide Idul Fitri (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday of Timor Leste. Links: full story and other East Timor news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Libya

Libyan 2016 Eid Public Holidays (Source: Libyan News Agency-LANA) - Summary: Both rival Libyan governments, namely the Tripoli-based Dar Al-Ifta, headed by Sadek Al-Ghariani, and the Thinni administration in Beida, have announced that the Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holidays in Libya would start tomorrow, on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Links: full story and other Libya news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Rwanda

Rwanda Eid Al-Fitr 2015 Public Holidays (Source: Rwanda Bureau Of Information and Broadcasting-ORINFOR) - Summary: Earlier tonight, the Government of Rwanda, through its Ministry of Public Service and Labour, issued a communique announcing to the population of Rwanda that Wednesday, July 6, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Rwanda on account of the upcoming annual Rwandan public holiday to mark Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan). Links: full story and other Rwanda news and updates.

5-Jul-2016

Burundi

Burundi End of Ramadan Public Holiday July 6 (Source: Le Portail des Institutions-Bujumbura) - Summary: Burundi's President, Pierre Nkurunziza, has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd el-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Burundi would be Wednesday, July 6, 2016, and that that date had been declared a non-working public holiday throughout Burundi ("un jour chômé et payé"). Links: full story and other Burundi news and updates.

4-Jul-2016

Bahrain

Bahrain 2016 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays (Source: Bahrain News Agency-BNA) - Summary: Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2016 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1436. Links: full story and other Bahrain news and updates.

4-Jul-2016

Malaysia

Malaysia July 10 State Public Holidays Extended (Source: Bernama News Agency-Alor Setar) - Summary: The Government of the Malaysian state of Kedah, in the person of Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah, has, in turn, announced that the Malaysian state of Kedah had decided to grant Sunday, July 10, 2016, as a one-off day in lieu public sector holiday in the Malaysian states of Kedah where Friday is a non-working day. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

4-Jul-2016

Malawi

Malawi Public Holidays July 6-7 (Source: Government of the Republic of Malawi-Lilongwe) - Summary: Malawi's Ministry Secretary for Local Government and Rural Development, Stuart Ligome, has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) holidays had been decided by the Muslims Association of Malawi (MAM) as Thursday, July 7, 2016, and that the Malawi government had declared that date as a non-working public holiday in Malawi on account of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan). Links: full story and other Malawi news and updates.

4-Jul-2016

Philippines

Philippines End of Ramadan Public Holiday July 6 (Source: Philippine Information Agency-Manila) - Summary: In a press briefing, earlier this morning, Philippines Presidential Spokesperson, Ernesto Abella, announced that Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had declared Wednesday, July 6, 2016, as the date of the upcoming Eid’l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines, in accordance with Republic Act 9177. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.

3-Jul-2016

Philippines

Philippines July 6 Public Holiday Expected (Source: Philippine Information Agency-Manila) - Summary: Presidential Communications Office Secretary, Martin Andanar, is reported in the local media as saying that Malacañang, the Philippines' Presidential Palace, may declare July 6 as the date national holiday non-working public holiday in the Philippines, in observance of the upcoming "Eid al-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual public holidays of the Philippines. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.

3-Jul-2016

Malaysia

Malaysia Mulls July 8 Bank Holiday (Source: Bernama News Agency-Johor Baru) - Summary: The General Secretary of the Malaysian National Union of Bank Employees (Nube), J. Solomon, has appealed to the Malaysian Government and Bank Negara Malaysia (Malaysia's Central Bank) to consider also declaring a one-off non-working bank holiday in Malaysia, on Friday, July 8, 2016, for workers in the banking and financial sectors, to link the 2-day annual Hari Raya Aidilfitri (End of Ramadan) Malaysian public holidays of July 6 and 7, with the following weekend. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

2-Jul-2016

Bénin

Benin Public Holiday July 6 (Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin-Cotonou) - Summary: The government of Benin has released the communiqué 028/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 Wednesday, July 6, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan annual non-working public holidays in the Bénin. Links: full story and other Bénin news and updates.

2-Jul-2016

Malaysia

Malaysia State Public Holidays July 10 (Source: Bernama News Agency-Johor Baru) - Summary: The Governments of the Malaysian states of Johor and Terengganu, in the respective persons of Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin and Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman, have, in turn, announced that the Malaysian states of Johor and Terengganu had separately decided to grant Sunday, July 10, 2016, as a one-off day in lieu public sector holiday in the Malaysian states of Johor and Terengganu where Friday is a non-working day. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Kenya

Kenyan 2016 Idd Ul Fitr Public Holiday (Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation-Nairobi) - Summary: In a gazette notice dated Friday, July 1, the Kenyan Government's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Joseph Nkaissery, has signed a gazette notice announcing that, pursuant to section 3 of the Public Holidays Act of Kenya, the date of the annual non-working public holiday for the upcoming Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) in Kenya would be Thursday, July 7, 2016. Links: full story and other Kenya news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Tunisia

Tunisian 2016 Aïd El Fitr Public Holidays July 5-6-7 (Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse-TAP) - Summary: The government of Tunisia (Présidence du Gouvernement), in conjunction with the "Institut national de météorologie" (INM), has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed from Tuesday, July 5, until Thursday, July 7, 2016. Links: full story and other Tunisia news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Tonga

Tongan Public Holiday July 4 (Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications-Nuku'alofa) - Summary: Tonga's Prime Minister's Office has issued a communiqué announcing that Monday, July 4, 2016, would be marked as an official non-working public holiday in Tonga to mark the 57th birthday of King Tupou VI. Links: full story and other Tonga news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Malaysia

Malaysia Approves Extended End of Ramadan Public Holidays (Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri-Kuala Lumpur) - Summary: The Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa, has announced that the Government of Malaysia, in the person of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, had finally agreed to grant Friday, July 8, 2016, as a one-off bridge non-working public sector holiday in the Malaysian states where Friday is a regular working day. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Venezuela

Venezuelan Bank Holidays July 4-5 (Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario-Sudeban) - Summary: The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, July 4, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San Pedro y San Pablo" bank holiday of Venezuela, while Tuesday, July 5, 2016, would be a bank holiday and a public holiday in Venezuela on account of the annual "Día de la Independencia" non-working public holiday of Venezuela. Links: full story and other Venezuela news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Spain

Spain 2017 Valencia Public Holidays Amended (Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana-Valencia) - Summary: The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana and the Consejo Tripartito de Relaciones Laborales have announced that they had agreed to amend the previously-released 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 2017. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

UAE

UAE 2016 Eid-al-Fitr Bank Holidays (Source: Emirates News Agency-WAM) - Summary: The Central Bank of the UAE has, in turn, announced the dates of the upcoming 2016 Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working bank holidays in the UAE for all banks in the UAE. Links: full story and other UAE (United Arab Emirates) news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Pakistan

Pakistan 2016 Eid-ul-Fitr Bank Holidays (Source: The State Bank of Pakistan-Karachi) - Summary: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that the State Bank of Pakistan and the commercial banks of Pakistan would observe their annual Eid-ul-Fitr bank holidays from July 5-8, 2016, meaning that, in conjunction with the subsequent weekend, banks in Pakistan will remain closed from July 5-10, 2016. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Côte d'Ivoire

Ivory Coast 2016 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday (Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) - Summary: The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l’Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Saturday, July 2, 2016, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Laylat al-Qadr). Links: full story and other Côte d'Ivoire news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Guinea

Guinea Conakry Public Holiday July 2 (Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée-Conakry) - Summary: The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Saturday, July 2nd, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "lendemain de la nuit de Lailatoul Ghadr". Links: full story and other Guinea news and updates.

1-Jul-2016

Algeria

Algerian Public Holidays July 5-6-7 (Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique-Algiers) - Summary: The Algerian government, through its Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale has announced that Tuesday, July 5th, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée chômée et payée"), on account of the upcoming "célébration du 54ème anniversaire de la fête de l'indépendance nationale". Links: full story and other Algeria news and updates.


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