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Azerbaijan Extends 2008 Novruz Public Holiday To Last 9 Days

Source: APA + ANS
Posted: Saturday, March 8, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: February 16, 2010

The Cabinet of Ministers announced that the weekend days of March 29-30, would be regular working days, in exchange of which, Thursday and Friday, March 27-28, 2008, will be one-off bridge public holidays.

This means that the Novruz public holiday will stretch over 9 consecutive days, from March 20 to March 28, inclusively.

Late last year, the 2008 Novruz public holidays had already been extended to run 7 days (from March 20 to March 26, 2008, inclusively), by Decree 198 of Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers (2007-12-08).

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