Source:Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)
Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016 Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Nepal's government has announced that Monday, September 19, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate the first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
Last year (2015-07-17), the Cabinet of the Government of Nepal had declared 2 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 the new constitution, and after it passed (2015-09-16), Nepal's government, as per a Cabinet decision, declared Sunday and Monday, September 20 and 21, 2015, as non-working public holidays in Nepal to celebrate the passage of Nepal's new constitution.
The aforementioned announcement that Nepal's government had declared Monday, September 19, 2016, as a non-working public holiday for the anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution Nepal, is in line with last spring's (2016-04-02) gazetted list of official non-working public holidays in Nepal for the Nepalese year 2073 (mid-April 2016 to mid-April 2017).
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