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Mozambique Public Holidays January 1-3

Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo)
Posted: Saturday, December 21, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: April 13, 2022

Mozambique's Minister of Labour, Helena Taipo, has announced that Thursday and Friday, January 2 and 3, 2014, had been declared as one-off public holidays in Mozambique "to give Mozambicans a five day New Year".

As per the aforementioned announcement the upcoming one-off non-working public holiday in Mozambique "does not extend to workers whose nature of work does not allow for interruption and where a disruption would negatively affect the public interest".

The declaration of one-off non-working public holidays is a relatively common feature of Mozambique's official public holidays calendar (2013-08-01, 2012-12-21, 2011-12-05, 2011-10-16, 2010-12-29, 2010-12-23,...), in particular as Mozambique's Labour Code gives the Minister of Labour the authority to declare one-off public holidays in Mozambique.

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