Source:Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción)
Posted: Monday, November 28, 2016 Updated: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The Legal Department of the Presidency of the Republic of Paraguay has announced that, at the request of the Church, the President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, has issued Decree No. 6382, amending Article 1 of the earlier Decree No. 6292 of November 17, 2016, ("por el que se modifica el artículo 1° del Decreto N° 6292 del 17 de noviembre de 2016") so that August 15, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Paraguay in 2017, after all.
Last month (2016-11-22), President Cartes had signed the "Decreto número 6292" which listed the annual official non-working public holidays in Paraguay for the upcoming calendar year 2017, including which of the annual non-working public holidays of Paraguay would be moved to adjoin a nearby weekend during the calendar year 2017, including that of Tuesday, August 15, 2017, which had been moved to Monday, August 14, 2017, initially by decree 6292.
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