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Algerian 2014 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays

Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers)
Posted on Friday, October 3, 2014


The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5, 2014, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria.

As usual (2014-07-27, 2013-11-13, 2012-11-14, 2012-08-17 and 2011-02-13), the aforementioned announcement that Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5, 2014, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha ("les journées du samedi 4 et dimanche 5 octobre chômées et payées"), follows an earlier communiqué by the Algerian Ministry of Religious Affairs and Endowments (Ministère des Affaires religieuses et du Wakf).

Recall that, 5 years ago (2009-07-24), the Algerian government changed its weekends from Thursday/Friday to the "mixed" or "semi-universal" Friday/Saturday weekend.


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