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Niger 2016 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey)
Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2016


The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has released the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2016.

The aforementioned announcement is in line with the "Loi n° 97-20 du 20 juin 1997 instituant les fêtes légales" (1997-06-23), as well as with the subsequent Loi n°98-05 du 29 avril 1998 instituant les fêtes légales (1998-04-29), as amended by the Loi n°2006-08 du 02 mai 2006 (2006-05-09), but goes further by specifying the dates of the Muslim public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2016.

However, as always (2014-12-09, 2013-12-17, 2012-12-31, 2012-01-14, 2010-12-07 and 2010-02-16), the dates of Niger's Muslim public holidays may be changed at the last minute by a communiqué by the Secrétariat général du Ministère des Affaires Religieuses et de l'Action Humanitaire (2015-12-21, 2015-09-23, 2015-07-16,...).


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