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Bénin Declares January 28 Public Holiday

Source: Conseil des Ministres de la République du Bénin (Cotonou)
Posted: Monday, January 24, 2011
Updated: Monday, January 6, 2020

Bénin's Deuxième Secrétaire Général du Gouvernement, Eugène Dossoumou, has announced that the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bénin had declared Friday, January 28, 2011, as a one-off public holiday, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bénin's armed forces.

This is the first time that Bénin has declared a public holiday for its armed forces. Usually one-off public holidays are related to elections or events leading up to them (2010-05-12).

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