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Niger bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the first 4 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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Niger Public Holidays in 2018
Jan.  1 Mon New Year's Day
Apr.  2 Mon Easter Monday
     24 Tue Concord Day
May     Tue Labour Day
June    Tue Lailatou-Kadr (Quran Revalation)
        Fri Korité (End of Ramadan)
Aug.    Fri Independence Day (Fête nationale de l'Arbre)
        Tue Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
        Wed Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
Sep.    Tue Muharam (Islamic New Year)
Nov.    Tue Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)
Dec.    Tue Republic Day
        Tue Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

14 Apr 2017 Niger Public Holiday April 17 (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministère de l’Emploi, du Travail et de la Protection Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Monday, April 17, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming annual Easter Monday annual public holiday of Niger.  06 Feb 2017 Niger 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2017.  08 Sep 2016 Niger 2016 Tabaski Public Holidays (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) 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).  23 Feb 2016 Niger 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2016.  21 Dec 2015 Niger Public Holidays December 24-25 (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger, Salissou Ada, has declared Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25, 2015, as the dates of the upcoming annual "Mouloud" (Prophet's Birthday) and Christmas Day, annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2015.  23 Sep 2015 Niger 2015 Tabaski Public Holidays (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger, Salissou Ada, has declared Thursday and Friday, September 24 and 25, 2015, as the dates of the upcoming annual "Tabaski" (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Niger.  16 Jul 2015 Niger 2015 End of Ramadan Public Holidays (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Friday, July 17, 2015, as the date of the upcoming annual "Aïd al Fit'r" (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Niger.  03 Apr 2015 Niger 2015 Public Holiday April 6 (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The government of Niger has declared Monday, April 6, 2015, as the date of the annual "des Pâques" (Easter Monday) non-working public holiday in Niger ("journée déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").  31 Dec 2014 Niger 2015 Prophet Public Holiday Announced (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The government of Niger has declared Saturday, January 3, 2015, as the date of the annual "lendemain du Mouloud" (the day after the Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday in Niger.  09 Dec 2014 Niger 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2015.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Niger 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 Niger are regulated by the Loi no 98-05 du 29 avril 1998 modifiant la loi no 97-020 du 20 juin 1997 instituant les fêtes légales (Journal officiel, 1998-07-01, no 13, pp. 500-501) and subsequent decrees.  Public and para-public sector workers no longer get an additional, fully paid, public holiday, the day after any public holiday.  Niger International Codes NE and NER (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ne (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Niger information and news: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) (Niger central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Niger maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Niger), and Wikipedia (includes Niger 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 Niger, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Niger, 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 Niger.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Niger 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 Niger 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 Niger, 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 Niger, before planning any trip to Niger. 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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