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Senegal Magal Public Holiday Not Yet Gazetted

Source: Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar)
Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012
Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2019


No decree has yet been issued concerning the Magal de Touba public holiday, almost a year after then Senegalese President, Abdoulaye Wade, had announced that he would finally issue a presidential decree declaring the Magal de Touba as a new annual non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) in Sénégal.

Late last year (2011-12-17), Senegalese President, Abdoulaye Wade, had confirmed that he would issue a presidential decree declaring the Magal de Touba as a new annual non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) in Sénégal, as had been widely rumoured (2011-11-15) after, earlier last year (2011-01-22), he had announced that he would consult with the Prime Minister, Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye, on the best way to draft a law to finally make the Magal de Touba an annual public holiday in Sénégal.



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