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Morocco Public Holidays News and Updates

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

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Morocco August 21 Public Holiday In Question

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco has ruled-out the cancellation of the upcoming Fête de la Jeunesse annual public holiday of Morocco, held on the date of Moroccan King Mohammed VI, following his recent announcement that he did not wish for any festivities to be held on the date of his birthday.
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  • Aug
  • 2
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  • Morocco 2019 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has announced that the date for the upcoming 2019 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, would be Monday and Tuesday, August 12-13, 2019.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Morocco 2019 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Extended

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The government of Morocco has announced that the upcoming Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays of Morocco would be extended by a third day, Friday, June 7, 2019, which has been declared a one-off non-working public holiday for Government workers and the public sector of Morocco.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Morocco 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Morocco 2018 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration" and its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2018 Aid Al Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holidays in Morocco.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Morocco Mulls Amazigh Public Holiday

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The spokesperson for the Government of Morocco, El Othmani Mustapha Khalfi, has announced that the Government of Morocco was considering the declaration of January 13 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Morocco on the occasion of the Amazigh New Year.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Morocco 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Morocco 2017 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration" and its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2017 Aid Al Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holidays in Morocco.
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  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Morocco 1439 Islamic New Year Public Holiday

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2017 Fatih Moharam 1439 (Hijri New Year 1439) non-working public holiday in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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  • Aug
  • 23
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  • Morocco 2017 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has announced that the date for the upcoming 2017 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, would run from Friday, September 1, 2017, until, Sunday, September 3, 2017.
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Morocco 2017 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays Preview

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has ruled-out the declaration of an additional non-working public holiday in Morocco, on Monday, September 4, 2017, for the upcoming 2017 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, even if the final date of the Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holiday fall on Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3, 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Morocco 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Morocco 2016 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration" and its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2016 Aid Al Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday in Morocco.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Morocco 1438 Islamic New Year Public Holiday

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2016 Fatih Moharam 1438 (Hijri New Year 1438) non-working public holiday in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Morocco 2016 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2016 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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2015

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Morocco 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Morocco 2015 Islamic New Year Public Holiday

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has modified its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2015 Fatih Moharam 1437 (Hijri New Year 1437) non-working public holiday in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Morocco 2015 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2015 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Morocco Extends Eid 2015 Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has once again extended its previously-announced list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming 2015 Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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2014

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Morocco 2015 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2015 Eid Al Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holidays in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Morocco 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Morocco 2014 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2014 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, following an announcement by the "ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques".
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Morocco Extends Eid 2014 Public Holidays

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration", has extended its previously-announced, and later amended, list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming 2014 Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • May
  • 17
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  • Morocco 2014 Public Holidays Amended

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has amended its previously-announced list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Morocco 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco has released its official list of non-working public holidays in Morocco for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 14
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  • Morocco Hijri 1434 Public Holiday

    Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques (Rabat) - Morocco's Ministry of Religious Affairs ("ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques") has announced that, as the waxing lunar crescent had not been sighted tonight, the upcoming Hijri 1434 (Islamic New Year) non-working public holiday would be observed, in Morocco, on Friday, November 16, 2012.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Morocco 2012 Ramadan Public Holidays

    Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques (Rabat) - Morocco's Ministry of Religious Affairs (ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques) has announced that the upcoming Aid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays would be observed, in Morocco, on Monday and Tuesday, August 20 and 21, 2012.
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  • Jan
  • 24
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  • Morocco 2012 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques (Rabat) - Morocco's Ministry of Religious Affairs (ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques) has announced that the upcoming Aid Almawlid annabawi (Prophet Mohamed's birthday) holiday would begin on Sunday, February 5, 2012, in Morocco.
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2011

  • Aug
  • 30
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  • Morocco Aïd Al Fitr Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques (Rabat) - Morocco's Ministry of Religious Affairs (ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques) has announced that the upcoming Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) holiday would begin on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, in Morocco.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Morocco Announces 2010 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday

    Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques (Rabat) - The Moroccan Ministry of Religious Affairs (Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques) has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd el-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday would be on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Morocco Announces 2010 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques (Rabat) - The Moroccan Ministry of Religious Affairs (Ministère des Habous et des Affaires Islamiques) has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be on Friday, September 10, 2010.
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2009

  • Feb
  • 27
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  • Morocco Moves Upcoming Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Wa Bayn (Casablanca) - Morocco's Ministry of Religious Affairs (the ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques) has announced that, since the new Moon's crescent had not been sighted on Wednesday, February 25 (29 Safar 1430 H), the month of Rabi I would start on Friday, February 27, meaning that the upcoming Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday would be moved to Tuesday, March 10, 2009.
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2008

  • Jul
  • 12
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  • Morocco Declares Women's Day Holiday

    Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat) - Morocco's king, Mohammed VI, has proclaimed October 10th as a new annual holiday, the "Journée nationale de la femme marocaine" (Moroccan Women's Day).
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Morocco Introduces Summer Time For The First Time

    El Jadida - Through decree n°2-08-224, the Moroccan authorities have introduced daylight saving time (DST) for the first time. As from June 1, 2008 the local time will be GMT+1.
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2007

  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Morocco Set To Extend Weekends To Fridays

    Aujourd'hui le Maroc - The Minister in charge of the modernization of the public sector, has announced that the government was ready to declare Fridays as an official day off with pay.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Morocco Moves Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Private Communication - The Prophet's Birthday public holiday has been officially moved to Sunday April 1st, 2007, lasting 2 days.
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Morocco Declares September 7 Public Holiday

    Reuters South Africa - Morocco will hold a parliamentary election on Friday September 7.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Morocco To Consider Election Day Public Holiday

    Magharebia - A report released to the public last week by Transparency Maroc and Democracy Reporting International (DRI), concerning the organizational framework for elections in Morocco, recommended that election day be declared a public holiday.
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2006

  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Morocco Bank And Financial Holiday On October 24-25

    Bourse de Casablanca (Casablanca) - All financial institutions will be closed from October 24 to October 25, 2006, inclusive.
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2005

  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Morocco Amends Public Holidays Law

    Décrets du 16 kaada 1425 - Morocco has released a new public holidays law (Décret n° 2-4-426 du 16 kaada 1425 (29 décembre 2004) fixant la liste des jours de fêtes payés dans les entreprises industrielles et commerciales, les professions libérales et les exploitations agricoles et forestières) which abrogates the previous public holidays law (Décret n° 2-62-101 du 23 ramadan 1381 (28 février 1962)).
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1999

  • Mar
  • 25
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  • Morocco Eid Public Holiday March 29

    Bourse de Casablanca (Casablanca) - Morocco's government has announced that Monday, March 29, 1999, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday in Morocco.
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See also: Morocco bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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