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Nepal Declares Public Holiday Tomorrow

Source: The Himalayan Times (Kathmandu)
Posted: Saturday, March 5, 2011
Most recent follow-up news item: February 9, 2016

Earlier today, the Nepalese Council of Ministers declared a one-off public holiday for tomorrow, Sunday, March 6, 2011, to mourn the death of former Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, who died last night.

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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