Source:Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo)
Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The government of Madagascar has confirmed that the date of the upcoming constitutional referendum, Wednesday, November 17, 2010, had been declared a one-off public holiday.
The aforementioned confirmation is in line with the Décret fixant la liste des jours fériés au titre de l'année 2010 (2010-01-20), which, in addition to the annual list of public holidays, stipulates that the dates of elections shall also be public holidays (sont déclarées également fériées, chômées et payées les journées auxquelles se tiendront des élections).
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