Source:Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa)
Posted: Friday, July 31, 2015
The "Vice-Premier Ministre en Charge de l'Emploi, Travail et Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Willy Makiashi, has announced that Saturday, August 1st, 2015, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on account of the annual "Fête des Parents" annual non-working public holiday in the DRC.
The aforementioned announcement ("la journée du 1er août qui tombe ce samedi et qui est consacrée aux parents et aux morts en RDC est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national"), is in line with the previously-announced (2015-02-02), annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2015, as well as with the Ordonnance no 71-326 du 31 décembre 1971 fixant les jours fériés légaux and the "Ordonnance Présidentielle n° 79/154 du 23 juin 1979", and previous occasions (2014-07-30).
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