Source:Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk)
Posted: Friday, December 6, 1996 Updated: Monday, June 11, 2001
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus, M. Chigir, has issued a decree declaring Monday, January 6, 1997, as a one-off non-working bridge public holiday in Belarus on account of the upcoming Orthodox Christmas annual public holiday of Belarus.
As usual in similar past cases (1996-10-28), in compensation for the Monday, January 6, 1997, one-off non-working public holiday, the Decision of the Council of Ministers No.776 specifies that Saturday, January 4, 1997, will be a regular working day throughout the Republic of Belarus.
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