Algeria Declares December 16 Ashura Public Holiday
Source:Ministère des Affaires religieuses et du Wakf (Algiers)
Posted: Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The government of Algeria has declared Thursday, December 16, 2010, as a paid non-working public holiday throughout Algeria, on account of the upcoming Ashura holiday (la journée du jeudi 16 décembre, correspondant à Achoura, sera chômée et payée).
The aforementioned declaration of Thursday, December 16, 2010, 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).
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