Source:Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar)
Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: September 21, 2021
Senegalese President, Abdoulaye Wade has issued the Décret 2011-1978 which confirms that tomorrow, Thursday, January 12, 2012, will be, for the first time, a non-working public holiday in Sénégal, on account of the Magal de Touba.
Last month (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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