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Lebanon Hariri Bank Holiday February 14

Source: Association des Banques du Liban (ABL)
Posted on Saturday, February 9, 2013


The Association of Banks in Lebanon has announced that Thursday, February 14, 2013, had also been declared a bank holiday for all banks and financial institutions of Lebanon, including the Beirut Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Lebanon, to commemorate the anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (Commémoration de l'assasinat du PM Rafic Hariri).

The aforementioned communique by the Association of Banks in Lebanon follows yesterday's announcement (2013-02-08) by Prime Minister Najib Mikati, declaring Thursday, February 14, 2013, as a non-working public holiday for both the private and public sectors to commemorate the anniversary of the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (2012-02-08, 2011-02-10, 2009-02-10, 2008-02-09, and 2007-02-13).


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