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Liberia bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the next 9 months of 2017, 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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Liberia Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
        Mon New Year's Day Holiday
Feb.    Sat Armed Forces Day
Mar.  8 Wed National Decoration Day
     15 Wed Joseph Jenkins Roberts' Birthday
Apr. 14 Fri Fast and Prayer Day
May  14 Sun National Unification Day
     15 Mon Unification Day Holiday
July 26 Wed Independence Day
Aug. 24 Thu National Flag Day
Nov.  2 Thu Thanksgiving Day
     29 Wed William V.S. Tubman's Birthday
Dec.    Mon Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates

09 Feb 2017 Liberian Armed Forces Public Holiday February 11 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Saturday, February 11th, 2017, as the date of the upcoming Armed Forces Day, a non-working public holiday of Liberia to be observed throughout the country as a national holiday.  25 Aug 2016 Liberia Mulls 2 New Muslim Public Holidays (Legislature of Liberia Senate-Monrovia) The Liberian Senator for Nimba County, Prince Yormie Johnson, has submitted, for enactment, a bill calling for the declaration of 2 new Muslim non-working public holidays in Liberia, one public holiday to be observed in Liberia for the End of Ramadan and another public holiday to be observed in Liberia for the "Feast of Abraham (Lungee)" (better known as the Feast of sacrifice or Eid al-Adha).  22 Aug 2016 Liberian Public Holiday August 24 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Wednesday, August 24, 2016, as a national non-working public holiday in Liberia to be observed across the country on account of Liberia's National Flag Day.  12 May 2016 Liberia Public Holiday May 14 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a Proclamation declaring Saturday, May 14, 2016, as the National Unification Day of the Republic of Liberia non-working public holiday to be observed throughout the Republic as a national holiday.  26 Nov 2015 Liberian Public Holidays November 29-30 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, November 29, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in Liberia, to commemorate the 120th Birth Anniversary of Liberia's 18th President, Mr. William V.S. Tubman.  20 Jul 2015 Liberian Public Holidays July 26-27 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, July 26, 2015, as a national non-working public holiday in Liberia to be observed across the country on account of Liberia's 168th Independence Day.  11 May 2015 Liberian Public Holiday May 11 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) Late last night, the President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, issued a Proclamation declaring Monday, May 11, 2015, as another one-off non-working public holiday in Liberia to commemorate Liberia being declared Ebola-free.  09 Apr 2015 Liberia Public Holiday April 10 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a Proclamation declaring Friday, April 10, 2015, as the National Fast and Prayer Day annual non-working public holiday in Liberia for the calendar year 2015.  14 Mar 2015 Liberian Public Holiday March 15-16 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, March 15, 2015, as a non-working public holiday to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as a national non-working public holiday marking the 206th Birth Anniversary of Liberia's first President Joseph Jenkins Roberts.  10 Feb 2015 Liberian Armed Forces Public Holiday Tomorrow (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, as the date of the upcoming Armed Forces Day, a non-working public holiday to be observed throughout the country as a national holiday.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Liberia 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: the law governing public holidays in Liberia is the Labour Practices Law (Titles 18 and 18A).  Weekend Public Holidays: although fixed-date public holidays that fall on a weekend are meant by law to remain of their appointed dates, in practice, the observance of Sunday public holidays is routinely moved to the following Monday.  National Decoration Day is a national public holiday when people clean and paint the graves of relatives.  Liberia International Codes LR and LBR (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .lr (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Liberia information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Liberia maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Liberia), and Wikipedia (includes Liberia 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 Liberia, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Liberia, 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 Liberia.


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 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Liberia, 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 Liberia, before planning any trip to Liberia. 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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