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Algeria Declares December 16 Ashura Public Holiday

Source: Ministère des Affaires religieuses et du Wakf (Algiers)
Posted on 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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