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Mozambique Confirms October 5 Day In Lieu Public Holiday

Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo)
Posted: Friday, October 2, 2009

Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has released a press communiqué confirming that, as this year's October 4 public holiday falls on a Sunday, a day in lieu public holiday had been declared for Monday, October 5, 2009 (fica diferida para segunda-feira).

The MITRAB announcement was based on section 3 of article 96 of Mozambique's Labour Law.

The October 4th anniversary of the 1992 peace agreement that ended the country's civil war, was declared a public holiday, named "Peace and National Reconciliation Day", in 2002 (2002-03-13).

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