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Bangladesh 2014 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Posted: Friday, November 15, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: November 5, 2020

Bangladesh's government has released a list of official non-working public holidays in Bangladesh for the upcoming calendar year 2014.

The aforementioned announcement of the official non-working public holidays in Bangladesh for 2014 (DFIM Circular Letter No. 10 : Regarding Holidays of 2014) contains a few odd dates, in particular, and once again (2012-11-30 and 2012-01-01), the date stated for the Buddha Purnima (Baishakhi Purnima) public holiday is listed earlier than one would have expected (and which is listed by the governments of India and Sri Lanka).

This date for the 2014 Buddha Purnima in Bangladesh may yet be amended at a later date as was done for the corresponding 2012 date of Buddha Purnima (2012-05-02), although the 2013 date was not amended.

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