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Bénin Declares November 18 Public Holiday

Source: Site Officiel du président Béninois Boni Yayi (Cotonou)
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Updated: Monday, January 6, 2020

The government of Bénin has declared Friday, November 18, 2011, as a paid non-working public holiday (journée déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) to coincide with Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Cotonou.

The declaration of such one-off non-working public holidays in Bénin are not uncommon (2011-07-27, 2011-03-10, 2011-01-24, and 2010-05-12).

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