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Tunisia Confirms March 20-21 Public Holidays

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP)
Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011
Most recent follow-up news item: April 27, 2022

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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