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Mali Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Mali public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of September 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Mali 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 Mali public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Sep
  • 19
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  • Mali Declares September 23 Public Holiday

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has announced that Monday, September 23, 2019, would be the non-working public holiday in Mali, on account of the annual Independence Day public holiday in the Mali, falling on a Sunday in 2019.
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  • Jun
  • 2
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  • Mali Declares Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday June 3

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Minister of Religious Affairs, after consultations with Mali's Commission nationale d’observation de la lune, has announced that Monday, June 3, 2019, would be the non-working public holiday in Mali for the upcoming Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday (End of Ramadan).
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  • May
  • 29
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  • Mali Leylatil Kadr Public Holiday May 31

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government Cabinet, at today's ordinary sessions, had decided that Friday, May 31, 2019, would once again be a non-working public holiday in Mali, on account of the upcoming Leylatil Kadr.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Mali 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Mali Public Holiday September 20

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali, via the Labour Ministry's Chief of Staff, Yaya Gologo, has declared Thursday, September 20, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Mali ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Fête de l’Achoura annual public holiday of Mali.
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  • Sep
  • 10
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  • Mali Public Holiday September 11

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali, via the Labour Ministry's Chief of Staff, Yaya Gologo, has declared Tuesday, September 11, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Mali ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming 1er jour du mois lunaire Mouharam annual public holiday of Mali.
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  • Jul
  • 14
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  • Mali Public Holiday July 20 and 23

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali has declared Friday, July 20, 2018, and Monday, July 23, 2018, as one-off non-working public holidays in Mali to enable the population to go and get their electoral registration cards for the upcoming, July 29, first round of the presidential election.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Mali Changes End of Ramadan Public Holiday Date

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Late last night, after reports of sightings on the Shawwal Moon in many parts of Mali, such as Sokolo, the government of Mali has decided to move the date of the 2018 "Eid ul Fitr" (End of Ramadan) public holiday of Mali from June 15 to June 14, 2018.
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  • Jun
  • 12
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  • Mali Public Holiday June 15

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Labour Minister (Ministre du travail de la fonction publique de la reforme de l’état chargé des relations avec les institutions), Diarra Raky Tala, has announced that Friday, June 15, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Mali.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Mali Public Holiday June 11

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Labour Minister (Ministre du travail de la fonction publique de la reforme de l’état chargé des relations avec les institutions), Diarra Raky Tala, has announced that tomorrow, Monday, June 11, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Mali.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Mali 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Mali Public Holiday Janauary 13

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Labour Ministry of the Government of Mali has issued a tweet (#SommetAF2017) declaring Friday, January 13, 2017, as a one-off non-working day in lieu public holiday in Mali ("Le vendredi 13-01-2017 est chômée et payée au Mali") on account of the upcoming Sommet Afrique-France 2017.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Mali 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Mali Public Holiday December 19

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali, via the Labour Ministry's Chief of Staff, Yaya Gologo, has declared Monday, December 19, 2016, as a non-working day in lieu public holiday in Mali ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the upcoming Baptism of the Prophet annual public holiday of Mali, falling on a Sunday.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Mali 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2016.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 26
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  • Mali Public Holiday January 2

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali, via its Labour Minister, Bocar Moussa Diarra, has declared Friday, January 2, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in Mali ("journée déclarée chomée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Mali 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Mali 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2014.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Mali Public Holiday September 19

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali has declared tomorrow, Thursday, September 19, 2013, as another one-off non-working public holiday ("journée fériée chômée et payée") throughout Mali, to enable the population to witness the inauguration of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.
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  • Jul
  • 23
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  • Mali Public Holiday July 26

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali has declared Friday, July 26, 2013, as another one-off non-working public holiday to enable the population to go and get their electoral registration cards for the upcoming, July 28, first round of the presidential election.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Mali 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Mali Public Holiday August 20

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - The Government of Mali has declared Monday, August 20, 2012, as a non-working public holiday in Mali on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan.
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  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Mali 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Mali for the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Mali Public Holiday For Eid al-Adha November 6-7

    L'Essor (Bamako) - Mali's Commission du croissant lunaire has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) and related non-working public holiday would be Sunday, November 6, 2011.
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  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Mali Public Holiday For Eid al-Fitr August 30

    L'Essor (Bamako) - Mali's Commission du croissant lunaire has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (or Korité or End of Ramadan) and related non-working public holiday would be Tuesday, August 30, 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Mali Declares May 2 Public Holiday

    Conseil National du Patronat du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's Government has availed itself of the dispositions of Article 2 of the 2005 law on public holidays and declared Monday, May 2, 2011, as a one-off nationwide public holiday (journée chômée et payés sur toute l'étendue du territoire national).
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2009

  • Apr
  • 21
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  • Mali Declares Electoral Public Holiday Today

    VOA News (Bamako) - Late last night, the government of Mali declared that today, Tuesday, April 21, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday to enable the population to go and get their electoral registration cards for the upcoming, April 26, communal elections.
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2007

  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Mali Declares Surprise April 30 Public Holiday

    Sociolingo - Mali declared a national public holiday, late last night, for Monday, April 30, 2007
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Mali Public Holiday On April 25

    L'Essor - Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 25, 2007, has been declared a national public holiday in Mali so that people can go and collect their voting cards for the upcoming April 29 presidential election.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Mali Election Update

    IFES - Next presidential elections: first round - April 29, 2007, second round - May 13, 2007. Next parliamentary elections: first round - July 1, 2007, second round - July 29, 2007.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Mali Asked To Add 2 Christian Public Holidays

    Afribone (Bamako) - The Catholic Church is again petitioning the Mali government for the recognition of November 1st (All Saint's Day) and August 15th (Assumption) as public holidays.
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2005

  • Sep
  • 12
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  • Mali Gazettes New Public Holidays Law

    Journal Officiel de la République du Mali (Bamako) - Mali's President has signed into law the recent official public holidays legislation overhaul.
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  • Jul
  • 4
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  • Mali's Parliament Approves New Public Holidays Law

    L'Essor (Bamako) - By a vote of 112 for, 0 against, and 1 abstention, Mali's National Assembly approved the new law on public holidays (Projet de loi relatif aux fêtes légales en République du Mali).
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2003

  • Feb
  • 25
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  • Mali Asked To Consider Extending Muslim Public Holidays

    L'Essor (Bamako) - Mali's UDD Party (Union pour la démocratie et le développement) has formally asked the President of Mali and its National Assembly, to declare the day after Muslim public holidays, also as public holidays.
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See also: Mali bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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