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Sweden Abandons Muslim Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Sunday, May 8, 2011)

Source: Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm)

The newly appointed Secretary of the Social Democrat party, Sweden's largest party, Carin Jämtin, has gone back on her recent proposal of adding a Muslim public holiday in Sweden.

The last change to the list of official public holidays in Sweden occurred in 2005, when, following Sweden's Parliament decision (07-Jun-2002) to make June 6th, Sweden's National Day into a full public holiday, the Whit Monday public holiday was dropped from the list of public holidays in Sweden (30-Apr-2004).

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