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Uzbekistan Extends 2012 Ramadan Public Holidays

Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent)
Posted: Friday, August 17, 2012
Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2018


The President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, has signed a resolution "On Celebrating the Ramazan Hayit Holiday" which declares Monday, August 20, 2012, as an additional non-working day off public holiday for the upcoming Ramazan Hayit (End of Ramadan), due to the 2012 first day of the Ramadan Hayit falling on a Sunday and "to celebrate the Hayit properly".

Earlier this year (2012-03-20), President Karimov had signed another non-working public holiday resolution, which declared Thursday, March 22, and Friday, March 23, 2012, as additional one-off non-working public holidays in Uzbekistan.



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