Source:Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers)
Posted on Monday, January 5, 2009
The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Wednesday, January 7, 2009, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Achoura.
The aforementioned declaration of Wednesday, January 7, 2009, as a paid non-working public holiday follows an earlier communiqué by the Algerian Ministry of Religious Affairs and Endowments (Ministère des Affaires religieuses et du Wakf) and is in line with the "loi n° 63-278 du 26 juillet 1963" which regulates non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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