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Kyrgyzstan Presidential Decree Makes March 24 Public Holiday

Source: AKI Press
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2007
Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012

Kyrgyzstan's President Bakiev issued an executive decree making March 24, 2007, a public holiday.

Recall that, last year (2006-04-04), lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan voted against the proposal to make March 24 a new annual public holiday, claiming that an "objective assessment" of that popular uprising was needed before declaring the day a national public holiday.

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