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Algeria To Change Weekends To Fridays and Saturdays

Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers)
Posted on Friday, July 24, 2009


At the last Council of Ministers, the Algerian government has announced that, starting next month, Algeria would change its weekends from the current Thursday-Friday to the "mixed" or "semi-universal" Friday-Saturday.

The change, as specified in the "décret n°09-244 du 22 Juillet 2009, modifiant le décret exécutif n°97-59 du 03 Mars 1997", and which will take effect as of August 14, 2009, had been expected for the last few years (2009-05-05, 2007-06-27 and 2005-01-11).



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