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Madagascar Cancels November 25 Public Holiday

Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo)
Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2016


Madagascar's "Service conseils de la Primature", has issued a terse communiqué indicating that, contrary to what had been announced last week, Friday, November 25, 2016, would not be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Madagascar on account of the upcoming "Sommet de la Francophonie" ("La journée du 25 novembre n’a pas été décrétée fériée par le gouvernement").

Recall that, earlier this month (2016-11-04), we had reported that Madagascar's president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, had announced that he was considering, but had not yet decided if, a week of non-working public holidays would be declared in Madagascar for the upcoming "Sommet de la Francophonie", and that, late last week (2016-11-17), Madagascar's "ministère de la Fonction publique et de la réforme administrative, du travail et des lois sociales", had announced that it was drafting a decree to declare Friday, November 25, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Madagascar on account of the upcoming "Sommet de la Francophonie".

The declaration of Friday, November 25, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Madagascar for the upcoming "Sommet de la Francophonie", would have been in addition to the previously-released "Décret du 4 janvier 2016 fixant la liste des jours fériés, chômés et payés au titre de l'année 2016", listing the non-working public holidays in Madagascar for the calendar year 2016 (2016-01-27 and 2016-01-05), as amended last summer (2016-08-31).



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