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Serbian Public Holidays February 15-16

Source: Serbian Government Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (Belgrade)
Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Serbian Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs in the field of Labour, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, February 15 and 16, 2016, would be observed as non-working public holidays in Serbia on account of Serbia's Statehood Day which coincides with the "Sretenje" (Candlemas using the Julian calendar).

A few years ago (2012-02-10), following a request by Serbia's government advisor for energy issues (2012-02-08), the Serbian government had declared a one-off non-working public holiday for Friday, February 17, 2012, to extend that year's National Day non-working public holidays into the following weekend, from February 15 to 19.

February 15 and 16 were declared as annual non-working public holidays in Serbia, in the amended "Law on State Holidays" of Serbia (2011-12-05), and were included in the list of official non-working public holidays in Serbia in 2016, as released by the Serbian government late last year (2015-11-28).

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