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Bangladesh 2016 Eid-ul-Azha Public Holidays

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
Posted: Monday, September 5, 2016
Updated: Friday, August 2, 2019


Bangladesh's Governnment, has announced that the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), annual non-working public holidays in Bangladesh would be extended by one day on Sunday, September 11, 2016.

The aforementioned announcement that the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), annual non-working public holidays in Bangladesh would be extended by one day on Sunday, September 11, 2016, was followed by the announcement that, in compensation, "public servants will have to work on September 24".

The Government of Bangladesh is still considering the option of declaring Friday, September 15, 2016, as another non-working public holidays in Bangladesh for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), annual non-working public holidays, this time to be compensated by having public servants working on Saturday, September 17, 2016.

Earlier this summer (2016-06-22), the public administration ministry announced that Bangladesh's Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, had approved a one-off non-working public holiday in Bangladesh on Monday, July 4, 2016, by virtue of her executive powers, meaning that Bangladesh's government offices were closed from July 1st to July 9, 2016, inclusively, for this past Jumatul Bidah, Shab-e-Qadar, and End of Ramadan public holidays of Bangladesh.



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