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Senegal Considering Magal de Touba Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2009)

Source: Dakar Online (Dakar)

Senegal's president, Abdoulaye Wade, has asked Parliament to expedite the passage of legislation that would declare a new annual public holiday on the occasion of the Magal de Touba.

The Magal de Touba is a uniquely Senegalese Muslim festival that occurs about 20 days before the official annual public holiday of the Prophet's Birthday.

Currently, the entire country comes to a virtual standstill on that occasion (which starts the day before), but it is neither an official, nor a paid public holiday.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Sénégal bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (November 2009)
Sénégal 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Sénégal 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Sénégal 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Sénégal 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Sénégal 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
• 2017-10-22: Senegal 2017 Magal Public Holiday Date Announced
• 2017-10-13: Senegal 2017 Magal Public Holiday Date Change
• 2017-09-21: Senegal 2017 Magal Public Holiday Preview
• 2016-11-01: Senegal Magal Public Holiday November 19
• 2015-11-13: Senegal Magal Public Holiday December 1
• 2013-12-15: Senegal Magal Public Holiday Gazetted Soon
• 2013-12-01: Senegal Magal Public Holiday Becomes Law
• 2013-11-26: Senegal Magal Public Holiday Bill Approved
• 2013-10-29: Senegal Magal Public Holiday Draft Bill
• 2011-12-17: Senegal Magal Public Holiday Confirmed
• 2011-11-15: Senegal 2012 Public Holiday For Magal de Touba
• 2011-10-26: Sénégal Magal Public Holiday Back In The Limelight
• 2011-01-22: Sénégal Promises Magal Public Holiday


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