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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 9
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  • Kazakhstan July 2019 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced that July 6-7-8, 2019, would be non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, on account of the upcoming Day of the Capital annual non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan.
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2018

  • Nov
  • 14
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  • Kazakhstan 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Kazakhstan has released the annual list of 2019 public holidays in Kazakhstan ("On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan"), the days in which national and state holidays are celebrated in Kazakhstan are recognized as holidays in accordance with the labor legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Kazakhstan August 2018 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced that August 21 as well as August 30 and 31, 2018, would be non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan 2018 Public Holidays Extension Approved

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Cabinet of the Government of Kazakhstan has confirmed the draft amendments to the annual list of 2018 public holidays in Kazakhstan as announced 2 months ago.
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Kazakhstan 2018 Public Holidays Extended

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Kazakhstan has issued a draft amendment to the recently-released annual list of 2018 public holidays in Kazakhstan ("On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan"), "with a view to rational use of working time in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 85 of the Labor Code", in accordance with the labor legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Kazakhstan 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Kazakhstan has released the annual list of 2018 public holidays in Kazakhstan ("On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan"), the days in which national and state holidays are celebrated in Kazakhstan are recognized as holidays in accordance with the labor legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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  • Aug
  • 9
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  • Kazakhstan Mulls August 31 Public Holiday

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan is reported to be considering the declaration of Thursday, August 31, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan, to link the upcoming annual Constitution Day non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, with this year's Kurban-ait (Feast of Sacrifice) on Friday, September 1, 2017, and adjoining weekend.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Kazakhstan March 2017 Public Holidays Amended

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released an amended version of its previously-released annual official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the month of March 2016.
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • Kazakhstan 2017 Public Holidays Officialized

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, has finally signed a decree officializing the list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan, including bridge holidays and compensatory working Saturdays, for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Kazakhstan January 9 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan, via its Ministry of Health and Social Development, has issued a statement ruling-out the declaration of Monday, January 9, 2017, as a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan, due to the Orthodox Christmas public holiday of Kazakhstan falling on a Saturday in 2017.
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2016

  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Kazakhstan 2017 Public Holidays Confirmed

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Ministry of Health and Social Development of the government of Kazakhstan has confirmed the earlier-released draft of the annual list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan, including bridge holidays and compensatory working Saturdays, for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Aug
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan August 29 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan, via its Ministry of Health and Social Development, has issued a statement denying the social media rumor that Monday, August 29, 2016, had been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan, to link the upcoming annual Constitution Day non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan, on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, with the preceding weekend, as was done five years ago under similar circumstances.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Kazakhstan 2017 Public Holidays Draft

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Ministry of Health and Social Development of the government of Kazakhstan has released a surprisingly early draft of the annual list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Kazakhstan May 2016 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that Monday, May 10, 2016, had been declared a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan to compensate the annual Victory Day public holiday of Kazakhstan falling on a Sunday in 2016.
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  • Mar
  • 14
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  • Kazakhstan Nauryz 2016 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that the upcoming Nauryz 2016 public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2016 would be made-up of 5 consecutive non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, from March 19-23, 2016.
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  • Mar
  • 3
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  • Kazakhstan 2016 Public Holidays Amended

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released an amended and expanded version of its previously-released annual official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holidays March 6-7-8

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister has signed another "Decree Of The Government For Favorable Conditions Of Working Population And Efficient Use Of Working Time" which declares an additional one-off non-working bridge public holiday in Kazakhstan on Monday, March 7, 2016, to link the upcoming annual International Women's Day Kazakhstan public holiday with the nearby weekend.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Kazakhstan 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Kazakhstan Constitution Day 2015 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's government has announced that the upcoming Constitution Day annual non-working public holidays would run for 3 days, from Saturday, August 29, until Monday, August 31, 2015, inclusively.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Kazakhstan May 8 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan, via its Ministry of Health and Social Development, has finally ruled-out the still-undecided move of the upcoming non-working day of Monday, May 11, 2015, declared to compensate the annual Victory Day public holiday of Kazakhstan falling on a weekend in 2015, to Friday, May 8, 2015.
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  • Apr
  • 5
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  • Kazakhstan May 2015 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that Monday, May 11, 2015, had been declared a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan to compensate the annual Victory Day public holiday of Kazakhstan falling on a weekend in 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Kazakhstan 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released an amended list its recently-released annual official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Kazakhstan 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Kazakhstan December 15 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that Monday, December 15, 2014, would not be declared as a bridge non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan to link the annual December 16-17 public holidays of Kazakhstan to the previous weekend.
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  • Sep
  • 29
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  • Kazakhstan 2014 Kurban Ait Public Holiday Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared Saturday, October 4, 2014, as the date for the upcoming Kurban Ait (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan.
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  • May
  • 23
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  • Kazakhstan To Announce One-Off Public Holidays Earlier

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister, Karim Massimov, has responded to a letter by Majilis deputy, Olga Kikolenko, who had complained about last-minute announcements of one-off non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, and announced that he will consider announcing one-off non-working public holidays earlier, possibly even soon for the remainder of 2014.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holidays May 1-3 and 7-10

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister, Karim Massimov, has signed another "Decree Of The Government For Favorable Conditions Of Working Population And Efficient Use Of Working Time" which declares 2 additional one-off non-working bridge public holidays in Kazakhstan, to link the upcoming annual Unity Day, Homeland Defender Day, and Victory Day, Kazakhstan public holidays with one another and the nearby weekends.
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  • Mar
  • 4
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  • Kazakhstan March 2014 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that Monday, March 10, 2014, had been declared a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan to compensate the annual Women's Day public holiday of Kazakhstan falling on a weekend in 2014.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 26
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  • Kazakhstan 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2014.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Kazakhstan December 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's government has announced the dates of the upcoming annual non-working public holidays that will be observed in Kazakhstan during the upcoming month of December 2013.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holiday October 14

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister has signed the "Decree Of The Government For Favorable Conditions Of Working Population And Efficient Use Of Working Time" which declares Monday, October 14, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan, to link the upcoming annual Kurban Ait (Feast of Sacrifice) of October 15, with the preceding weekend.
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  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Kazakhstan Extends Constitution Day Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's government has announced that the upcoming Constitution Day annual non-working public holiday would be extended to 2 days; Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31, 2013.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holiday May 10

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister, Serik Akhmetov, has signed the "Decree Of The Government To Postpone The Rest Of The Day During The May Holidays" which declares Friday, May 10, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan, to link the annual, May 9, public holiday, with the subsequent weekend.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Kazakhstan 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released the official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holidays December 1-3

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that Monday, December 3, 2012, had been declared an additional non-working holiday in Kazakhstan on account of the upcoming new "Day of the First President" public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Kazakhstan Bank Holiday October 25

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that Thursday, October 25, 2012, had been declared a one-off additional bank holiday in Kazakhstan.
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  • Oct
  • 19
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  • Kazakhstan May 7 Public Holiday Signed Into Law

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has signed into law the bill "On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan", which was introduced last month and recently approved by the Senate and which makes May 7 a new annual non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Kazakhstan 2012 Kurban Ait Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared Friday, October 26, 2012, as the date for the upcoming Kurban Ait (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan.
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  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Kazakhstan Senate Votes May 7 Public Holiday

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Senate has passed the bill "On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan", which was introduced last month and declared May 7 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan.
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  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Kazakhstan May 7 Public Holiday Official

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Deputy Kazakh Minister of Finance, Sergei Gromov, has announced that the Majlis (Kazakhstan's parliament) had finalized the pending legislation to declare May 7 as a new annual public holiday in Kazakhstan to be named Homeland Defender Day, beginning in 2013.
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  • May
  • 4
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  • Kazakhstan New Public Holiday May 7

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has instructed the government to draft and submit a bill ("On amendments to the Law of Kazakhstan") that would make May 7 a non-working public holiday to be called the "Defender of the Motherland Day".
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  • Apr
  • 16
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holiday April 30

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared Monday, April 30, 2012, as another non-working bridge public holiday to link the annual Unity Day public holiday with the previous weekend.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Kazakhstan Public Holiday March 9

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared Friday, March 9, 2012, as a non-working public holiday to link the annual International Women's Day public holiday with the subsequent weekend.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Kazakhstan 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has released the official list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Kazakhstan December 1st Public Holiday Update

    Kazinform (Astana) - The President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has announced that he was in favour of the recently-voted new December 1st annual public holiday honoring Kazakhstan's first president, as "many countries recognize such a holiday".
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Kazakhstan December 1st Public Holiday Approved By Senate

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Kazakh Senate has adopted an amendment to the Kazakh law On holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish a new annual state non-working public holiday, the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan on December 1st.
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Kazakhstan Extended December Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced that it had declared the 4 days from Friday, December 16, to Monday, December 19, 2011, inclusively, as official non-working public holidays on account of the upcoming National Day holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan Declares August 29 Public Holiday

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - In a statement issued by Kazakhstan's Prime Minister, Karim Massimov, it was announced that the Government of Kazakhstan has declared Monday, August 29, 2011, as an official non-working public holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 30
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  • Kazakhstan Declares July 4-5 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The deputies of Kazakhstan's Maslikhat have unanimously approved the declaration of Monday and Tuesday, July 4 and 5, 2011, as one-off non-working public holidays throughout Kazakhstan.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Kazakhstan Announces May 2011 Public Holidays

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced the extent of the 2011 non-working public holidays associated with the annual May 1st and May 9 non-working public holidays.
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  • Mar
  • 2
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  • Kazakhstan Declares March 7 Public Holiday

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The Government of Kazakhstan has declared Monday, March 7, 2011, as an official non-working public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Kazakhstan 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has published the list of "Holidays and weekends in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2011".
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2010

  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Kazakhstan Declares 2-Day OSCE Public Holidays

    Gazeta (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared a 2-day period of public holidays, on Wednesday and Thursday, December 1 and 2, 2010, in the capital, Astana, on account of the upcoming OSCE summit.
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Kazakhstan Announces Kurban Ait Public Holiday

    Gazeta (Astana) - Kazakhstan's Ministry of Labor and Social Protection has announced that the date for the upcoming Kurban-ait public holiday would be Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
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  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan Declares July 5 Bridge Public Holiday

    Gazeta (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared a one-off bridge public holiday on Monday, July 5, 2010, to link the previous weekend to this year's, July 6, annual public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Kazakhstan Announces May Public Holidays

    Media portal Gazeta (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced the dates of non-working days related to the upcoming public holidays in the month of May 2010.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Kazakhstan Adds Day To Novruz Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has added one day, Wednesday, March 24, 2010, to this year's Novruz public holidays.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Kazakhstan Declares January 8 Public Holiday

    Gazeta (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared a one-off bridge public holiday on Friday, January 8, 2010.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Kazakhstan Declares December 18 Bridge Public Holiday

    Gazeta (Astana) - Earlier today, the government of Kazakhstan gazetted the governmental order 1936, declaring Friday, December 18, 2009, a one-off bridge public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Kazakhstan Kurban Ayt Public Holiday On November 27

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The press secretary of the press service of the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan, Aida Lurova, has announced that the government of Kazakhstan had declared Friday, November 27, 2009, as the date of the non-working public holiday for the upcoming Kurban Ayt (Feast of Sacrifice).
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Kazakhstan Confirms October 25 Public Holiday Cancellation

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The press services of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Justice has issued a communique confirming the cancellation, effective this year, of the October 25, Day of the Republic, annual non-working public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 26
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  • Kazakhstan Confirms Constitution Day Public Holidays Details

    Kazakhstan Today (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that the state public holidays for the upcoming Constitution Day will be celebrated on August 29, 30 and 31, 2009.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Kazakhstan Confirms May Public Holidays

    The Times Of Central Asia (Astana) - The government press service of Kazakhstan has informed news agencies that the non-working public holidays for the month of May 2009 would be May 1, 9 and 11.
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan's President Signs Public Holidays Law Amendment

    Gazeta (Astana) - Kazakhstan's President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has signed into law the amendments to Kazakhstan's Law on Holidays (On The Introduction Of Amendments To The Law On Holidays Of The Republic Of Kazakhstan), voted last month by Kazakhstan's Parliament, the Majilis.
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  • Mar
  • 4
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  • Kazakhstan Majilis Approves Public Holidays Law Amendments

    Kazinform (Astana) - Earlier today, Kazakhstan's Parliament (the Majilis) approved the draft law "On The Introduction Of Amendments To The Law On Holidays Of The Republic Of Kazakhstan". The main feature of these amendments is the extension of the Nauryz Meiramy (Persian New Year) public holiday from its current 1 day (March 22) to 3 days (March 21-23).
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  • Feb
  • 11
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  • Kazakhstan Could Extend Nauryz Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - At the behest of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, a bill has been sent to the Majilis (Kazakhstan's Lower House of Parliament), to extend the annual non-working public holiday for Nauryz Meyramy to 3 consecutive days.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Kazakhstan Independence Day Public Holiday Not Bridged

    Astana.kz - The government of Kazakhstan has announced that it would not exchange any working days to link the December 16-17 Independence Day public holidays to the December 13-14 weekend.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Kazakhstan Announces End-Of-Year Bridge Public Holidays

    Q++ research team in Kazakhstan - The government of Kazakhstan has announced the definite official date of this year's Kurban Ait (Eid al-Adha) public holiday, and confirmed the date of the Independence Day bridge public holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Kazakhstan July 6 Public Holiday Signed Into Law

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has signed the amendment to the Law on Holidays of the Republic of Kazakhstan which declares The Day of the Capital, on July 6, as a new annual non-working public holiday, effective as of this year.
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  • Jun
  • 23
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  • Kazakhstan Senate Votes July 6 Public Holiday

    KazInform (Astana) - The plenary session of the Kazakh Senate adopted an amendment to the Kazakh law On holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish a new state holiday Day of the Capital on July 6.
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  • Jun
  • 18
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  • Kazakhstan Lower House Votes July 6 Public Holiday

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - At today's plenary session of the Majilis (Kazakhstan's Lower House of Parliament), deputies approved a bill which would create a new annual non-working public holiday on July 6, the Day of the Capital.
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  • Apr
  • 21
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  • Kazakhstan Declares May 2 Bridge Public Holiday

    Zakon - Kazakhstan's President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has issued a decree that makes Friday, May 2, 2008, a bridge public holiday (Thursday, May 1st, is already a public holiday).
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  • Mar
  • 17
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  • Kazakhstan Announces Nauryz 2008 Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced that the non-working public holidays for the upcoming Nauryz Meyramy will be from Saturday, March 22, to Monday, March 24, 2008, inclusively.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Kazakhstan Clarifies Independence Day Public Holiday Dates

    Gazeta (Astana) - The government of Kazakhstan has confirmed that the non-working days related to this year's Independence Day public holiday would be December 16-18.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Kazakhstan Declares December 31 Public Holiday

    Government of Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan has declared Monday, December 31, 2007 a one-off public holiday, allowing for an extended public holidays period from December 30 to January 2, 2008.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Kazakhstan Declares October 26 Public Holiday

    Gazeta - The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Massimov, has signed a decree exchanging of rest day from Sunday, October 28, to Friday, October 26, 2007.
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  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Kazakhstan Declares August 31 Bridge Public Holiday

    Kazakhstan Today - Earlier today, Prime Minister, Karim Massimov, signed a decree making Friday, August 31, 2007, a one-off bridge public holiday (August 30 is Kazakhstan's Constitution Day public holiday).
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan Announces May 2007 Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced the public holidays for the upcoming month of May 2007.
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • Kazakhstan Declares March 9 Bridge Public Holiday

    Kazakhstan Today News Agency (Almaty) - The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Masimov, has signed a government resolution which declares Friday, March 9, 2007, as a one-off bridge public holiday, to be observed jointly with the, annual, March 8th, International Women's Day, public holiday which falls on a Thursday this year.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Kazakhstan Declares Year-End Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The government of Kazakhstan has announced two, year-end, 4-day public holidays for December 2006 and January 2007.
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  • Aug
  • 25
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  • Kazakhstan Rules Out Constitution Day Bridge Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The government of Kazakhstan has confirmed that the 2006 Constitution Day public holiday would be celebrated on Wednesday, August 30, 2006, with no additional bridge public holidays linking it to the previous or next weekends.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Kazakhstan Declares January 11 Bridge Public Holiday

    Interfax-Kazakhstan - The government of Kazakhstan has declared Wednesday, January 11, 2006, as a one-off public holiday to allow for a longer celebration of the Kurban Ait (Eid al-Adha) and Orthodox Christmas public holidays which, this year occur around the same time.
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2005

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Kazakhstan Adds New Orthodox And Muslim Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan News Bulletin - The Majilis (Kazakhstan's lower house of parliament) has approved a bill creating 2 new public holidays, both religious. Starting in 2006, Orthodox Christmas and Kurban Ait (the Feast of Sacrifice) will be official public holidays in Kazakhstan.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Kazakhstan Declares October 24 Bridge Public Holiday

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister, Danial Akhmetov, has signed a decree making Monday, October 24, 2005, a one-off public holiday to bridge the one-day gap between this year's October 25 Republic Day public holiday, and the preceding weekend.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Kazakhstan Declares 2 Public Holidays In March

    Interfax-Kazakhstan News Agency (Almaty) - The press-service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Daniyal Akhmetov, has announced a decree declaring Monday, March 7, and Monday, March 21, 2005, as one-off public holidays to be observed jointly with the 2 annual public holidays for International Women's Day and Nowruz which both fall on a Tuesday this year.
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2004

  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Kazakhstan Announces May 2004 Public Holidays

    Kazakhstan Today (Gazeta) - The Government of Kazakhstan has announced the public holidays for the upcoming month of May 2004.
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2003

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Kazakhstan Decrees National Holidays Name Changes

    Kazakh Television First Channel (Astana) - Kazakhstan's President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has signed a decree amending the "Law on Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan".
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Kazakhstan Declares May 2nd Bridge Public Holiday

    Kazakhstan Today News Agency (Almaty) - The Kazakh government has passed a resolution which declares Friday, May 2, 2003, as a one-off bridge public holiday, to be observed jointly with the annual May 1st, People's Unity Day, public holiday which falls on a Thursday this year.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Kazakhstan May Add Christian And Muslim Public Holidays

    Pravda (Moscow) - Members of the Majilis (the lower house of parliament in Kazakhstan) have drafted amendments to the law on public holidays to extend the list of official public holiday in Kazakhstan to include Orthodox Christmas, Kurban Ayt (Feast of Sacrifice) and Ramazan Ayt (End of Ramadan).
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2002

  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Kazakhstan Declares 6-Day New Year Public Holidays

    Interfax-Kazakhstan News Agency (Almaty) - The government of Kazakhstan has declared Monday and Tuesday, December 30 and 31, 2002, as well as Friday, January 3, 2003, as one-off public holidays.
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2001

  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Kazakhstan Gazettes Amended Public Holidays Legislation

    Interfax-Kazakhstan News Agency (Almaty) - The government of Kazakhstan has gazetted amendments to the "Law on Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan" by the introduction of day in lieu public holidays to be declared on the Monday that follows a fixed-date public holiday falling on a weekend.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Kazakhstan Declares August And October Public Holidays

    Khabar TV (Almaty) - The Kazakh government has passed a resolution which declares 2 one-off bridge public holidays; one on Friday, August 31, 2001, and one on Friday, October 26, 2001, to be observed jointly with the 2 annual public holidays for Constitution Day and Republic Day which both fall on a Thursday this year.
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  • Apr
  • 19
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  • Kazakhstan Declares April 30 Bridge Public Holiday

    Interfax-Kazakhstan News Agency (Almaty) - The Kazakh government information department has announced that Monday, April 30, 2001, had been declared a one-off bridge public holiday, to be observed jointly with the annual May 1st public holiday which falls on a Tuesday this year.
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1999

  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Kazakhstan Declares January 20 Public Holiday

    Interfax-Kazakhstan - The press-service of the prime minister of Kazakhstan has announced that the government of Kazakhstan had issued a resolution making tomorrow, Wednesday, January 20, 1999, a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the state ceremony for the inauguration of Nursultan Nazarbayev as president.
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See also: Kazakhstan bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Kazakhstan)