Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)
Earlier today, Nepal government spokesperson, Minendra Rijal, announced that, as per a Cabinet decision of the same day and a notice published in the Nepal gazette, Sunday, July 19, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming annual Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Nepal.
Muslim public holidays were added to the official list of Nepalese public holidays for 2008 (01-Oct-2008), after years of protests by the Muslim minority in Nepal (30-Jun-2007), and maintained since (28-Jul-2014, 08-Aug-2013, 17-Aug-2012, 09-Sep-2010 and 20-Sep-2009), and the aforementioned announcement is in line with last spring's (03-Mar-2015) gazetted list of official non-working public holidays in Nepal for the Nepalese year 2072 (April 2015-April 2016).
In addition to the announcement of Sunday, July 19, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in Nepal on account of the upcoming annual Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday, the Cabinet of the Government of Nepal, earlier today, decided to declare non-working public holidays in Nepal on Monday and Tuesday, July 20 and 21, 2015, to ensure maximum number of participation in the public feedback on the preliminary draft of a new constitution.
Note that, after a brief interval in 2000-2001 when a 2-day weekend was tried (13-Jan-2001), Nepal now observes a 1-day weekend on Saturdays, meaning that Nepal will be on public holidays from Saturday, July 18, until Tuesday, July 21, 2015, inclusively.
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