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Indonesia 2005 Public Holidays Gazetted

Source: Departemen Tenaga Kerja dan Transmigrasi (Jakarta)
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2004
Updated: Friday, July 29, 2005

Indonesia's Minister for manpower and transmigration, Jacob Nuwa Wea, has released the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2005.

As announced last year (2003-02-26), rather than declaring bridge public holiday for Thursday public holidays, this year Indonesia has moved 2 of its public holidays, The Prophet's Birthday (Maulid Nabi Muhammad SAW) and The Prophet's Ascension (Isra Mi'raj' Nabi Muhammad SAW) from their Thursday dates to the following Friday.

In addition, 4 days of joint leave (Cuti Bersama), first implemented in late 2002 (2002-11-07), were declared around the time of the End of Ramadan (Idul Fitri), giving Indonesians a 7-day period of public holidays, from November 2 to November 8, 2005.

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