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Bhutan Confirms Extent Of Upcoming Election Public Holidays

Source: Kuensel (Thimpu)
Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Bhutan's Electoral Commission has confirmed that the date of the upcoming polling day for the National Council election, December 31, would be a public holiday throughout Bhutan, except for the Thimphu, Haa, Gasa, Lhuentse and Trashiyangtse dzongkhags, where the election has been postponed.

Election officials, as per their original announcement (2007-10-24), said that the organizations and employers should allow a day leave to those voters, who are registered outside the five dzongkhags.

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