Source:Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa)
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Most recent follow-up news item: January 13, 2022
The "Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that Saturday, May 16, 2015, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on account of the annual "Révolution du 17 mai 1997" annual non-working public holiday in the DRC falling on a Sunday in 2015.
The aforementioned announcement ("la journée du samedi 16 mai 2015, Révolution du 17 mai 1997, est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue de la République Démocratique du Congo"), 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, as well as what was done on past occasions when a DRC public holiday fell on a Sunday (2010-01-15).
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