Source:Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)
Posted on Sunday, August 7, 2011
The Governor-General of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Sir Michael Ogio, has released the gazetted official list of appointed public holidays for the calendar year 2012.
The aforementioned announcement of official Papua New Guinea public holidays for the calendar year 2012 is contained in the "PNG National Gazette No.G197", and confirms the date of the 2012 Queen's Birthday public holiday, and as usual (2010-10-26, 2009-10-08, 2006-10-13, 2003-07-07 and 2000-08-15) announces day in lieu public holidays, if applicable.
One novelty in the aforementioned 2012 official list of Papua New Guinea non-working public holidays, is the addition of a new annual non-working public holiday, the National Day of Repentance, to be observed annually on August 26, starting in 2012.
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Papua New Guinea 2012 Public Holidays Announced" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.