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Azerbaijan Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Azerbaijan public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of December 2018, and covering calendar year 2019 Azerbaijan public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Azerbaijan public holidays news and updates.

2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijani 2019 Public Holidays Completed

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Labor and Social Protection Ministry of Azerbaijan has approved the list of non-working 2019 public holidays in Azerbaijan, including Muslim Azeri public holidays, and day in lieu public holidays due to some of Azerbaijan's 2019 annual non-working public holidays falling on a weekend or on the same date as another of Azerbaijan's public holidays.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Azerbaijan June 2018 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring June 15-19, 2018, inclusively, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual National Salvation Day and the Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) annual public holidays of Azerbaijan.
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  • Feb
  • 13
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  • Azerbaijan Novruz 2018 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, extending the upcoming 2018 Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 7 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holiday Moved To April 11

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree declaring early presidential elections in Azerbaijan, and hence moving the upcoming presidential election non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan from Wednesday, October 17, 2018, to Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Azerbaijani 2018 Public Holidays Completed

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Labor and Social Protection Ministry of Azerbaijan has approved the industry calendar and norms of working time in 2018, which finalizes the previously partially-released list of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan, including Muslim Azeri public holidays, and day in lieu public holidays due to some of Azerbaijan's 2018 annual non-working public holidays falling on a weekend or on the same date as another of Azerbaijan's public holidays.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijani 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the full list of official annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming calendar year 2018, including the annual Novruz, Ramadan and Qurban non-working public holidays of Azerbaijan.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Azerbaijan New Year 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has made its annual year-end public holidays announcement, whereby the period of Sunday, December 31, 2017, to Wednesday, January 3, 2018, inclusively, had been declared as official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of the upcoming annual "Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis" and "Western New Year" public holidays.
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  • Sep
  • 28
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  • Azerbaijan Cancels September 30 Bank Holiday

    The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA - The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has announced that September 30, 2017, would no longer be a non-working bank holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Jul
  • 17
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  • Azerbaijani Eid al-Adha 2017 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring September 1 to 5, 2017, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) annual public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • May
  • 4
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  • Azerbaijan June 2017 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring June 24-28, 2017, inclusively, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Armed Forces Day and the Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) annual public holidays of Azerbaijan.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijani 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the full list of official annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming calendar year 2017, including the annual Novruz, Ramadan and Qurban non-working public holidays of Azerbaijan.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Azerbaijan Referendum Public Holiday September 26

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - 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").
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan September 2016 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) annual public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan 2016 Ramadan Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree announcing the dates of the upcoming Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan, to run from Wednesday, July 6, until Thursday, July 7, 2016, inclusively.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Azerbaijan Novruz 2016 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, once again extending the upcoming 2016 Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 9 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Azerbaijani 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the full list of official annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming calendar year 2016, including the annual Novruz, Ramadan and Qurban non-working public holidays of Azerbaijan.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijan Confirms 2016 New Year Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has officially confirmed its previously-released list of year-end public holidays to run from Thursday, December 31, 2015, to Monday, January 4, 2016, inclusively, on account of the upcoming annual "Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis" and "Western New Year" annual official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijani 2016 New Year Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has made its annual year-end public holidays announcement, whereby the period of Thursday, December 31, 2015, to Monday, January 4, 2016, inclusively, had been declared as official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of the upcoming annual "Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis" and "Western New Year" public holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 9
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  • Azerbaijani 2015 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring Thursday and Friday, September 24 and 25, 2015, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Jul
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan 2015 Ramadan Public Holidays Confirmed

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has confirmed its earlier decree creating another 4-day Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Friday, July 17, until Monday, July 20, 2015, inclusively.
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  • Jun
  • 18
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  • Azerbaijan 2015 Ramadan Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree creating another 4-day Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Friday, July 17, until Monday, July 20, 2015, inclusively.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Azerbaijan June 12 Public Holiday Dropped

    Milli Mejlis of the Azerbaijan Republic (Baku) - The bill, sent to the parliament of Azerbaijan (Milli Mejlis) by Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev, and which would have declared June 12, 2015, the opening day of the first European Games, as a one off non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan, has been removed from the parliamentary agenda of the Milli Mejlis.
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  • May
  • 11
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  • Azerbaijan Mulls June 12 Public Holiday

    Milli Mejlis of the Azerbaijan Republic (Baku) - Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev, has submitted a bill to the parliament of Azerbaijan (Milli Mejlis) which would declare June 12, 2015, the opening day of the first European Games, as a one off non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan May 2015 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social Protection has announced the list of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming month of May 2015.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holidays March 7-9

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, once again declaring the Monday after the upcoming Women's Day annual non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan, Monday, March 9, 2015, as a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Feb
  • 20
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  • Azerbaijan 2015 Novruz Public Holidays Extended

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, once again extending the upcoming 2015 Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 9 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Azerbaijan Electoral Public Holiday December 23

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Central Elections Commission has announced that the date of then upcoming municipal elections, December 23, 2014, would once again be a one-off, non-working, electoral public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Azerbaijani 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the full list of official annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Azerbaijani 2015 New Year Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has made its annual year-end public holidays announcement, whereby the period of Wednesday, December 31, 2014, to Sunday, January 4, 2015, inclusively, has been declared as official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of the upcoming annual "Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis" and "Western New Year" public holidays.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Azerbaijani Ashura Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, Mubariz Gurbanli, has stated that he did not see any need for Azerbaijan to declare a non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming annual Ashura Muslim festival.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Azerbaijani November 2014 Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - A spokesperson for Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the list of official annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming month of November 2014.
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  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Azerbaijani 2014 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5, 2014, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Jul
  • 13
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  • Azerbaijan 2014 Ramadan Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree creating another 4-day Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Saturday, July 26, until Tuesday, July 29, 2014, inclusively.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Azerbaijan 2014 Novruz Public Holidays Extended

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, once again extending the upcoming 2014 Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 7 consecutive days.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Azerbaijani 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the full list of official annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Azerbaijani 2014 New Year Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has made its annual year-end public holidays announcement, whereby the period of Tuesday, December 31, 2013, to Monday, January 6, 2014, inclusively, has been declared as official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of the upcoming annual "Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis" and "Western New Year" public holidays.
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Azerbaijani 2013 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring Tuesday and Wednesday, October 15 and 16, 2013, as non-working public holidays on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holiday Moved To October 9

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree moving the upcoming presidential election non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan from Wednesday, October 16, 2013, to Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijan 2013 Ramadan Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree creating another 4-day Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Thursday, August 8, until Sunday, August 11, 2013, inclusively.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijani June 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - A spokesperson for Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced the list of official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the month of January 2013.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijan Electoral Public Holidays Approved

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's Parliament has approved amendments to the electoral code of Azerbaijan which declare the date of future elections as one-off electoral non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Feb
  • 14
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  • Azerbaijan 2013 Novruz Public Holidays Extended

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, once again extending the upcoming Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 7 consecutive days.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Azerbaijani 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the full list of official non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the upcoming calendar year 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Azerbaijani 2013 New Year Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced the period of Saturday, December, 29, 2012, to Wednesday, January 2, 2013, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of the upcoming "Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis" and "Western New Year" public holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 24
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  • Azerbaijani 2012 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring Thursday and Friday, October 25 and 26, 2012, as non-working public holidays on account of this year's Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) public holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Azerbaijan 2012 Ramadan Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree creating another 4-day Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Saturday, August 18, until Tuesday, August 21, 2012, inclusively.
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  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Azerbaijan October 18 Public Holidays Restored

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The decision of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers, restoring the October 18 annual non-working public holiday, has been adopted.
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  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Azerbaijan 2012 Novruz Public Holidays Extended

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, extending the upcoming Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 7 consecutive days.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Azerbaijan 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has approved the official list of 2012 public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holiday On November 8

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - The spokesperson for Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced that Tuesday, November 8, 2011, had been declared a one-off bridge public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijan Electoral Public Holiday On November 30

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission (CEC) has announced that Wednesday, November 30, 2011, would be a one-off electoral non-working public holiday in the regions of Azerbaijan concerned with the upcoming municipal by-elections.
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  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Azerbaijan Announces Extended Eid Public Holidays

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree on the "exchange of non-working and working days" to create a 4-day Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Sunday, August 28, until Wednesday, August 31, 2011, inclusively.
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  • Jul
  • 26
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  • Azerbaijan Announces Ramadan Dates

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - The Shamakhy astrophysical observatory of the National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan has published dates of the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
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  • Jun
  • 2
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  • Azerbaijan Announces June 2011 Public Holidays

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - The Azeri Cabinet of Ministers has announced that there would be two effective non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan in June 2011.
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  • May
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijan Announces May 2011 Public Holidays

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - The Azeri Cabinet of Ministers has announced that there would be two non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan in May 2011.
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Azerbaijan Extends 2011 Novruz Public Holidays

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, extending the upcoming Novruz public holidays to 8 consecutive days (9 consecutive days for those that have a 2-day weekend).
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2010

  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijan 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, signed by Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, specifying the official list of 2011 public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Azerbaijan Announces Year-End Public Holidays

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - The government of Azerbaijan has announced a 5-day period of non-working public holidays at the end of the year.
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  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Azerbaijan Declares November 15 Public Holiday

    Trend News (Baku) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan has issued decision No.184 which declares an additional non-working public holiday for Monday, November 15, 2010.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Azerbaijan Announces 3 November Public Holidays

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - A spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced that the Cabinet of Ministers had passed a resolution declaring non-working public holidays on November 9, 16 and 17, 2010.
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  • Jun
  • 18
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  • Azerbaijan Declares June 28 Public Holiday

    Azeri-Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's head of the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced that Monday, June 28, 2010, will be a one-off non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Azerbaijan Declares June 14 Bridge Public Holiday

    Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has declared Monday, June 14, 2010, as a one-off non-working public holiday to bridge the 1-day gap between the weekend and the upcoming, June 15, National Salvation Day, public holiday.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Azerbaijan Extends Novruz Public Holidays By 2 Days

    Trend News (Baku) - The head of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers press-service, Akif Ali, has announced that the annual, March 20-24, Novruz public holidays would be extended by 2 days this year, Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26, 2010.
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  • Feb
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijan Legislature To Consider April 28 Public Holiday

    Trend News (Baku) - Azerbaijani MP, Elmira Akhundova, has announced that she plans to introduce legislation to add a "Mothers' Day" public holiday to the official list of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Azerbaijan Confirms December 23 Electoral Public Holiday

    Trend News Agency (Baku) - Azerbaijani Central Elections Commission Spokesman, Azar Sariyev, has confirmed that the date of the upcoming municipal elections, December 23, 2009, will be a one-off, non-working, electoral public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijan State Flag Day Passed Into Law

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - Yesterday afternoon, Azerbaijan's Parliament (Milli Majlis) passed the pending bill on "Amendments and annexes to the Labor Code", creating a new, "State Flag Day", annual non-working public holiday on November 9th.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijan Announces 5-Day New Year Public Holidays

    Trend News Agency (Baku) - The head of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers Press Service, Akif Ali, has announced that the 5-day period from December 31, 2009, until January 4, 2010, would be non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Azerbaijan Electoral Public Holiday December 23

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Azerbaijan has announced the date of the upcoming municipal elections as Wednesday, December 23, 2009.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision specifying the official list of 2010 public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Azerbaijan Considering Flag Day Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The Chairman of Azerbaijan's Social Policy Committee of the Milli Majlis (Parliament), Hadi Rajabli, has announced that, after consideration, his committee has recommended to the plenary session of the parliament, a "draft law on amendments to the Labor Code", making Flag Day a public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Azerbaijan Extends Eid al-Adha Public Holidays By One Day

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - A spokesman for Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced that the four last days of November would be non-working public holidays on the occasion of the Gurban Bayrami, aka. Eid al-Adha, public holidays.
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Azerbaijan's Novruz Public Holiday Enshrined By UNESCO

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - A spokesman for Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Intigam Humbatov, has announced that the Novruz public holiday has been included into the UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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  • Oct
  • 6
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  • Azerbaijan Announces Late December Electoral Public Holiday

    Today AZ (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission Spokesperson, Azer Sariyev, has announced that the upcoming Municipal elections, and related public holiday, will be held in the second half of December, after December 17-18.
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  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Azerbaijan Declares September 22 Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has confirmed that Tuesday, September 22, 2009, would be an additional day in lieu non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan.
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  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Azerbaijan Announces End of Ramadan Public Holidays Dates

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's Cadi Board of Caucasian Muslims Office has issued a fatwa concerning the Laylat al-Qadr and End of Ramadan holidays, which in Azerbaijan, will be held on Sunday and Monday, September 20-21, 2009.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijan Announces Ramadan Dates

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The chief of the organizing department of Caucasian Muslims, Haji Fuad Nurulla, has announced that the upcoming month of Ramadan will begin, in Azerbaijan, on Saturday, August 22, 2009.
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  • Jul
  • 4
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  • Azerbaijan Considering Additional Public Holidays This Summer

    Trend News (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced that non-working public holidays would be declared this summer if, as expected, daily temperatures exceed 41 degrees.
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Azerbaijan To Vote On May 1st Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - Azerbaijan's Parliament (the Mejlis) is to consider the draft bill, "On Declaring May 1 Non-Working Day And Workers' Holiday", which would add May 1st to the list of official public holidays in Azerbaijan.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Azerbaijan Novruz Bank Holidays Update

    Azerbaijan Business Center (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Bank Respublika has announced the opening hours of its branches during the upcoming 9-day Novruz national public holidays.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan School Holidays Extended Due To Novruz Public Holidays

    APA (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Department Chief of the Ministry of Education, Aydin Ahmedov, announced that Azerbaijan's spring school vacations, originally scheduled for March 16-23, had been rescheduled for March 17-27.
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  • Mar
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijan Declares March 18 Non-Working Public Holiday

    ANS Press (Baku) - Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission Press Secretary, Azer Sariyev, announced that Wednesday, March 18, 2009, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday, on the occasion of the referendum to be held on amendments and changes to Constitution of Azerbaijan Republic.
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan Extends Novruz Public Holidays To 9 Days

    APA (Baku) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan announced that it had decided to switch working and non-working days, so that the non-working period corresponding to the upcoming Novruz public holidays could extend from March 20 to 28, 2009, inclusively.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijan Amends Labor Code

    Trend News (Baku) - The head of the Social Legislation Department of the Azerbaijani parliament, Mirhashim Seyidov, has announced that as part amendments to the Labor Code tabled for approval, the automatic declaration of a non-working public holiday would henceforth occur at 41 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Farenheit) rather than the current 45 degrees (113 degrees Farenheit).
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2008

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Azerbaijan Could Declare March 18 Public Holiday

    RFE/RL (Baku) - Azerbaijan's parliament voted 100 to 7 to hold a referendum, on March 18, 2009, on constitutional changes which would remove a two-term limit on the presidency of Azerbaijan.
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Azerbaijan 2009 Public Holidays Announced

    APA (Baku) - Late on Friday, Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers issued a decree on "Non-working days on the occasion of Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban holidays in Azerbaijan Republic in 2009", which sets forth the 2009 dates for the upcoming Novruz and 2 Muslim Eid public holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan Confirms Dates Of Gurban Bayramy Public Holidays

    Today - The spokesman for the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has confirmed that Monday and Tuesday, December 8 and 9, 2008, would be considered non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan due to the upcoming Gurban Bayramy (aka. Eid al-Adha) holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Azerbaijan To Amend Labor Code

    ANS Press (Baku) - Azerbaijan's President, Ilham Aliyev, has assigned to the Cabinet of Ministers, the task of making proposals as to the amendments that might be required in Azerbaijan's Labor Law.
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  • Sep
  • 23
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  • Azerbaijan Declares September 29 Bridge Public Holiday

    Today - The spokesman for the Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced that the day of Monday, September 29, 2008, had been declared a one-off bridge public holiday, to link the weekend to the Ramazam Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 28
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  • Azerbaijan Confirms Dates Of Upcoming Ramazan Bayram Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The Press Officer of the Azerbaijan Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, has announced that the dates for the upcoming Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) public holiday, had been confirmed as Tuesday, September 30, and Wednesday, October 1, 2008.
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  • Aug
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan Presidential Election Will Be A Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - A spokesman for the Azerbaijan Central Election Commission, Azer Sariyev, announced that according to item 8.2 of the Electoral Code, the date of the upcoming presidential election, Wednesday, October 15, 2008, would be a non-working day (ie. a public holiday).
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  • Aug
  • 22
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  • Azerbaijan Holiday For State Security Employees

    Azerbaijan Business Center (Baku) - A presidential decree, signed yesterday by President Ilham Aliyev, establishes August 23 as the annual Professional Holiday of employees of the State Security Service.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Azerbaijan To Celebrate June 18 National Day Of Human Rights For The First Time

    Today.az (Baku) - The National Day of Human Rights will be marked as a national day in Azerbaijan, for the first time, on Wednesday, June 18, 2008.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Azerbaijan Confirms June 16 Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    APA (Baku) - The Spokesman for Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers, Akif Ali, confirmed that Monday, June 16, 2008. would be a non-working public holiday throughout Azerbaijan.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan Extends 2008 Novruz Public Holiday To Last 9 Days

    APA + ANS - The Cabinet of Ministers announced that the weekend days of March 29-30, would be regular working days, in exchange of which, Thursday and Friday, March 27-28, 2008, will be one-off bridge public holidays.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan School Holidays Extended 3 Days Due To Cold Weather

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - In an announcement similar to that of Iran (our post of January 6), the Minister of Education, has signed an order to extend the holiday period for schools and preschools by 3 days, so that there would be no school on January 7, 8 and 9.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holidays From December 31 To January 6

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan announced that it had replaced the 2 non-working days of the weekend of December 29-30, 2007, by Thursday and Friday, January 3-4, 2008.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Azerbaijan Announces Upcoming Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Dates

    Azerbaijan Business Center - The Cabinet Ministers of Azerbaijan announced that December 20 and 21 would be the dates for the public holiday celebration of religious holiday Gurban Bayrami (Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice).
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan Novruz Bayram Public Holiday To Last 2 Days Longer in 2008

    Azerbaijan Business Center - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers issued decree 198 which adds 2 extra days to the 2008 Novruz Bayram (Persian New Year) public holiday, which will therefore run from March 20 to March 26, 2008, inclusively.
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  • Oct
  • 10
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  • Azerbaijan Declares October 15 Day In Lieu For Ramazan Bayram Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agentliyi - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has announced that the End of Ramadan public holiday would be observed on Friday and Saturday, October 12-13, 2007, and that Sunday, Octoiber 14, would be considered a non-working day, while Monday October 15, 2007, would be a one-time, day in lieu, public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Azerbaijan Extends Novruz Public Holidays From March 20-26

    Today.az - Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers press service chief, Akif Ali, announced that by a decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, the period of March 20 to Monday, March 26, 2007, inclusively, would be non-working public holidays throughout Azerbaijan, on the occasion of Novruz.
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  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Azerbaijan To Commemorate 20 Yanvar Tragedy Tomorrow

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The government of Azerbaijan has announced that tomorrow, Saturday, January 20, 2007, would be a non-working day to commemorate the 1990 invasion of Azerbaijan by Russia.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan 2007 Public Holidays Announced

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - On December 19, Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers issued Decree 264 fixing the dates and extent of movable religious public holidays for the year 2007.
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  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holidays From December 31 to January 7

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - Social policy permanent commission chairman, Hadi Rejebli, has announced that as the upcoming 2 days for the Feast of Sacrifice public holiday will fall on the same date as the annual December 31 and January 1 public holidays, additional days in lieu public holidays had been declared for January 3-4-5.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Azerbaijan Drops 3 Public Holidays But Extends Novruz Bayrami And Id-al-Atkha

    Trend News Agency - During a regular sitting of the Azerbaijan Milli Majlis (Parliament), amendments to the Labour Code were passed with the aim to celebrate some holidays longer, particularly those connected with national and spiritual values.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Azerbaijan Law On Public Holidays And Vacations Conflicts

    PWC (Baku) - On October 10, The President of Azerbaijan has signed the "Law on Amendments to the Labor Code of Azerbaijan" which, in particular, amends Article 114 of the Labour Code, by specifying what happens when a vacation period includes a public holiday.
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2005

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Azerbaijan Amends Public Holidays Law

    Trend News Agency (Baku) - Earlier today, the Parliament of Azerbaijan approved a law on amendments to the Labour Code.
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2003

  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Azerbaijan Public Holiday On October 15

    BBC Monitoring International Reports - The government of Azerbaijan has declared Wednesday, October 15, 2003, as a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the upcoming Presidential Election.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Azerbaijan Electoral Public Holiday Officialized

    Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan (Baku) - The Government has released an amended version of the Election Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan which specifies that henceforth the day of elections and referenda in Azerbaijan would be non-working public holidays (Voting Day shall not be considered a working day).
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1998

  • May
  • 24
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  • Azerbaijan Adds June 26 Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The President of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev, has signed a decree which add a new annual non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan on June 26, to be marked as Armed Forces Day.
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1997

  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Azerbaijan Adds June 15 Public Holiday

    Azeri Press Agency (APA) - The Parliament of Azerbaijan has approved a law on amendments to the Labour Code which add a new annual non-working public holiday, National Salvation Day, on June 15.
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See also: Azerbaijan bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Azerbaijan)