Source:Botswana Government Gazette Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Updated: Monday, January 13, 2020
It was announced in the Government Gazette of April 7, 2008, that Botswana's President, Ian Khama, had declared that Friday, May 2, 2008, as a one-off bridge public holiday.
This was done to compensate the fact that 2 public holidays fall on the same date in 2008, namely May 1st and Ascension Day.
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