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Angola Public Holiday March 9

Source: Rádio Nacional de Angola (Luanda)
Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015


The Cabinet Director of Angola's Ministry of Public Service and Social Security (MAPESS) has announced that as per the law revising Angolan official non-working public holidays, Monday, March 9, 2015, would be a non-working public holiday.

The aforementioned announcement that Monday, March 9, 2015, would be a non-working public holiday in Angola due to March 8 falling on a Sunday ("considerando que, o dia 8 de Março é feriado, dedicado ao Dia Internacional da Mulher e que o mesmo, coincidirá, com o dia de descanso semanal, obrigatório, Domingo, dando suspensão a actividade laboral no próximo dia 9 do corrente mês"), is in line with the "Ley de los Feriados Nacionales y Locales" which revised (2010-12-16) the legislation on public holidays in Angola, and after some last-ditch attempts by the opposition, the reconciled bill was approved without any substantial changes at the end of January (2011-01-20) and signed into law by Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, the following month (2011-02-15).


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