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Azerbaijan Novruz 2016 Public Holidays

Source: Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku)
Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016


The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, once again extending the upcoming 2016 Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 9 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.

As was done on past occasions (2015-02-20, 2014-02-16, 2013-02-14, 2012-02-21, 2011-02-23 and 2010-02-16), the annual, March 20-24, Novruz public holidays, already extended by 2 days, will now be extended by a further day of non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan, namely Friday, March 25, 2016. This means a consecutive period of 9 days of public holidays from March 20, until March 27, 2016.

These day in lieu public holiday are in line with the provisions of Article 105 of the Labor Code of Azerbaijan (2005-12-30), and are in addition to the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the calendar year 2016, as announced late last year (2015-12-25).



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