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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Niger public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of June 2018, and covering calendar year 2019 Niger 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 Niger public holidays news and updates.

2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Niger Public Holiday June 14

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - After reports of sightings of the Shawwal Moon in the regions of Zinder and Diffa, the Prime Minister of the government of Niger, Brigi Rafini, has declared Thursday, June 14, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Niger.
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  • Jun
  • 9
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  • Niger Public Holiday June 11

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministère de l’Emploi, du Travail et de la Protection Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Monday, June 11, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming lendemain de la nuit de Lailatoul Qadr (Nuit du Destin) annual public holiday of Niger.
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Niger 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Niger Public Holiday June 22

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministère de l’Emploi, du Travail et de la Protection Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Thursday, June 22, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming lendemain de la nuit de Lailatoul Qadr (Nuit du Destin) annual public holiday of Niger.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Niger Public Holiday April 17

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministère de l’Emploi, du Travail et de la Protection Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Monday, April 17, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming annual Easter Monday annual public holiday of Niger.
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  • Feb
  • 6
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  • Niger 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Niger 2016 Tabaski Public Holidays

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger, Salissou Ada, has declared Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, as the dates of annual non-working public holidays in Niger on account of the upcoming annual "Tabaski" (Feast of sacrifice).
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Niger 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Niger Public Holidays December 24-25

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger, Salissou Ada, has declared Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25, 2015, as the dates of the upcoming annual "Mouloud" (Prophet's Birthday) and Christmas Day, annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Sep
  • 23
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  • Niger 2015 Tabaski Public Holidays

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger, Salissou Ada, has declared Thursday and Friday, September 24 and 25, 2015, as the dates of the upcoming annual "Tabaski" (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Niger.
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  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Niger 2015 End of Ramadan Public Holidays

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Friday, July 17, 2015, as the date of the upcoming annual "Aïd al Fit'r" (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Niger.
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  • Apr
  • 3
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  • Niger 2015 Public Holiday April 6

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The government of Niger has declared Monday, April 6, 2015, as the date of the annual "des Pâques" (Easter Monday) non-working public holiday in Niger ("journée déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").
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2014

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Niger 2015 Prophet Public Holiday Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The government of Niger has declared Saturday, January 3, 2015, as the date of the annual "lendemain du Mouloud" (the day after the Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday in Niger.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Niger 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Sep
  • 29
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  • Niger Tabaski 2014 Public Holidays

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Sunday and Monday, October 5 and 6, 2014, as the date of the upcoming annual "Tabaski" (Feast of sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Niger.
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Niger May Day 2014 Public Holiday

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Thursday, May 1st, 2014, as the date of the upcoming annual "Fête du travail" non-working public holiday in Niger.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Niger Public Holiday April 24

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Thursday, April 24, 2014, as the date of the upcoming annual "journée de la concorde" non-working public holiday in Niger.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Niger New Year 2014 Public Holiday

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Wednesday, January 1, 2014, as the date of the upcoming annual "premier jour de l'an" (New Year's Day) non-working public holiday in Niger.
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Niger 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2014.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Niger Public Holiday December 18

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Wednesday, December 18, 2013, as the date of the 55th annual "anniversaire de la proclamation de la république du Niger" (Niger's Independence Day).
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2012

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Niger 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Niger 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - The government of Niger has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Niger Declares April 25 Public Holiday

    Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - Niger's Minister of Labour has announced that Monday, April 25, 2011, had been declared a nationwide non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming Easter Monday holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 4
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  • Niger Declares April 7 Public Holiday

    Site De La Presidence De La Republique Du Niger (Niamey) - Niger's military junta has declared Thursday, April 7, 2011, as a one-off public holiday to coincide with the taking office of newly elected President Mahamadou Issoufou.
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  • Jan
  • 7
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  • Niger Declares January 11 Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that Tuesday, January 11, 2011, the date of the upcoming regional and municipal elections, had been declared a one-off non-working nationwide public holiday (journée déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national).
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2010

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Niger Announces New Year Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming New Year public holiday would be observed on its set date of Saturday, January 1, 2011.
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Niger Announces Islamic New Year Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming Muharram (Islamic New Year) public holiday would be observed on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Niger Declares November 26 Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Conseil Suprême pour la Restauration de la Démocratie has announced that Friday, November 26, 2010, had been declared a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the promulgation of the new constitution.
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Niger Announces May 1st Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming May 1st public holiday would be observed on its set date of Saturday, May 1, 2010.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Niger Announces February 26 Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming Maoulid (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday would be observed on Friday, February 26, 2010.
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2009

  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Niger Declares Tabaski Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday would be observed on Saturday, November 28, 2009.
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Niger Declares October 20 Public Holiday

    AFP (Niamey) - The government of Niger has declared the date of the upcoming legislative elections, Tuesday, October 20, 2009, a one-off public holiday.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Niger Announces End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Site De La Presidence De La Republique Du Niger (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has published a communiqué declaring Sunday, September 20, 2009, as the date of the upcoming Aïd Al fit'r public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Niger Declares Public Holiday Tomorrow

    BBC News (Niamey) - Niger's President, Mamadou Tandja, has declared a public holiday for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 4, 2009, on the occasion of Niger's constitutional change referendum.
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  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Niger Announces April 24 Public Holiday

    Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail (Niamey) - Niger's ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that Friday, April 24, 2009, would be a nationwide public holiday in Niger.
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  • Apr
  • 10
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  • Niger Announces April 13 Public Holiday

    Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail (Niamey) - Niger's ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that Monday, April 13, 2009, would be a nationwide public holiday in Niger.
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  • Mar
  • 6
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  • Niger Announces March 9 Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming Maoulid (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday would be observed on Monday, March 9, 2009.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 26
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  • Niger Announces December 29 Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming Islamic New Year public holiday would be observed on Monday, December 29, 2008.
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Niger Announces December 18 Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that Thursday, December 18, 2008, would be a nationwide public holiday in Niger.
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Niger Announces December 8-9 Public Holidays

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - Niger's Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has announced that the upcoming Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays would be observed on Monday and Tuesday, December 8 and 9, 2008.
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  • Jun
  • 18
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  • Niger Declares June 19 Census Start A Public Holiday

    African Press Agency (Niamey) - The government of Niger has declared Thursday, June 19, 2008, a one-off public holiday throughout the country, to mark the a national census to update the electoral roll in the country's 265 communes, ahead of the 2009 general polls.
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2006

  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Niger Prepares For First Shortened Public Sector Holiday

    Planete Afrique - The government of Niger has confirmed that there would be no public sector holiday on Monday, October 23, 2006, despite the fact that this year's Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday falls on a Sunday.
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Niger Abolishes Day In Lieu Public Holidays

    Site De La Presidence De La Republique Du Niger (Niamey) - Niger has gazetted the "Proposition de loi modifiant la loi instituant les fêtes légales" as the loi N° 2006-08 du 2 mai 2006, abolishing public holidays on the Monday that follows a fixed-date public holiday that falls on a Sunday.
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  • Apr
  • 13
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  • Niger To Cancel Day In Lieu Public Holidays

    Assemblée Nationale du Niger (Niamey) - Niger's Assemblée Nationale (unicameral legislative assembly) has approved the draft bill "Proposition de loi modifiant la loi instituant les fêtes légales".
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2005

  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Niger Moves Eid al Adha Public Holiday

    Le Sahel (Niamey) - The government of Niger has announced that the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday would be on Thursday, January 20, 2005, rather than the previously announced date of January 21.
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2002

  • Jul
  • 19
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  • Niger Declares July 20 Public Holiday

    La Voix du Sahel (Niamey) - The government of Niger has declared tomorrow, Saturday, July 20, 2002, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Niger to enable Muslims nationwide pray for a successful rainy season.
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1998

  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Niger Amends Public Holidays Legislation

    Site De La Presidence De La Republique Du Niger (Niamey) - Niger has gazetted the Loi n° 98-05 du 29 avril 1998 (NER-1998-L-53716) overhauling the list of official non-working public holidays in the Niger.
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1997

  • Jun
  • 23
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  • Niger Adds Day in Lieu Public Holidays

    Site De La Presidence De La Republique Du Niger (Niamey) - Niger has gazetted the loi n° 97-20 du 20 juin 1997 instituting days in lieu public holidays on the Monday that follows a fixed-date public holiday that falls on a Sunday.
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See also: Niger bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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