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Nepal Declares Tomorrow A Public Holiday

Source: Reuters (Kathmandu)
Posted: Saturday, March 20, 2010
Updated: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Following the death, this morning, of Nepal's former prime minister, Girija Prasad Koirala, the government of Nepal has declared tomorrow, Sunday, March 21, 2010, a public holiday.

Note that, after a brief interval in 2000-2001 when a 2-day weekend was tried (2001-01-13), Nepal observes a 1-day weekend on Saturdays, meaning that Sunday is normally a regular working day.

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