Source:Prime Minister's Office United Republic Of Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Most recent follow-up news item: August 26, 2020
Tanzania's Chief Secretary to the Directorate of Presidential Communications, Ombeni Sefue, has announced that President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete had decided to declare Thursday, November 5, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Tanzania ("Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, Mheshimiwa Dkt. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete ameamua na ameitangaza kesho, Alhamisi, Novemba 5, mwaka huu, 2015, kuwa Sikukuu na siku ya mapumziko"), on account of that day's swearing-in of John Pombe Joseph Magufuli as the fifth President of the United Republic of Tanzania and "to enable Tanzanians to take part in the event".
The aforementioned announcement ("President Kikwete has reached the decision to enable Tanzanians to take part in the event, which also signals the end of his term in office") of Thursday, November 5, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Tanzania on account of the swearing-in of John Magufuli as the fifth President of the United Republic of Tanzania, is in addition to the list of official non-working public holidays dates in Tanzania for the calendar year 2015, released earlier this year (2015-01-04).
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