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Bhutan Declares July 18 Constitution Signing Public Holiday

Source: Kuensel (Thimpu)
Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2008

According to a press release from the cabinet secretariat, the government of Bhutan has declared Friday, July 18, 2008, as a one-off public holiday, to mark the historic signing of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, at 9:30am, at the Kuenrey of the Trashichhodzong.

On that occasion, schools, government and public institutions will remain closed, so that the public can witness the historic event, and later view the Constitution which will be displayed to the public.

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