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Armenian Public Holidays July 5-6

Source: Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS)
Posted on Saturday, June 23, 2012


The Armenian Government has announced that it had declared Friday, July 6, 2012, the day after the upcoming Constitution Day public holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday "to enable the population to rest for four days".

As was done in previous instances of a bridge public holiday (2012-04-18, 2012-02-22, 2011-02-24 and 2010-09-10), in compensation for this one-off non-working public holiday, Saturday, July 14, 2012, will be a regular working day in Armenia.

No mention was made by the government as to whether Monday, July 16, 2012, would also be declared a one-off public holiday, as was done in the past 3 years (2011-07-29, 2010-07-09 and 2009-07-16), on account of the Armenian religious festival of Vardavar (Transfiguration of Jesus Christ).


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