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Tunisia Confirms March 20-21 Public Holidays

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP)
Posted on Friday, March 18, 2011

Tunisia's Prime Minister's Office has announced that, despite the recent regime change, the upcoming public holidays of Sunday and Monday, March 20-21, 2011, had been maintained as non-working public holidays.

The Tunisian Premier ministère did, however announce that the list of official public holidays in Tunisia, as per the décret n°1085 de l'année 1995, en date du 19 juin 1995, would soon be modified.

According to the aforementioned announcement, the current annual public holidays of March 21 and November 7 will be removed from the calendar of Tunisian public holiday, beginning in 2012 and 2011, respectively.

These 2 public holidays will be replaced by a new, January 14, "fête de la révolution et de la jeunesse" public holiday as well as the extension of the annual end of Ramadan public holiday for a 3rd consecutive day.

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