Source:Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar)
Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: September 18, 2020
The Senegalese Parliament has approved the recent bill which will finally declare the Magal de Touba as an annual non-working public holiday in Senegal ("jour férié, chômé et payé").
Late last month (2013-10-29), the Prime Minister of Senegal, Aminata Touré, and her government finally drafted legislation declaring the Magal de Touba as an annual non-working public holiday in Senegal.
Then, after the elections (2012-12-07), the Senegalese Cabinet of Ministers approved a decree declaring Tuesday, January 1st, 2013, the date of the first Magal de Touba of 2013, as a non-working public holiday throughout Sénégal ("déclaré férié, chômé et payé, la journée célébrant le Grand Magal de Touba édition 2013").
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