homeworldwide public holidaysnews and updatestajikistan > this page

Tajikistan November 16 Not A Public Holiday

Source: Majlisi namoyandagon of Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan (MNMORT)
Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016


The government of Tajikistan has issued a communique clarifying that the new annual holiday in Tajikistan, to mark the presidency of Tajikistan's longtime ruler Emomali Rakhmon, introduced last spring, would not be a non-working public holiday in Tajikistan, contrary to the reports issued at the time.

Last spring (2016-05-15), Tajikistan's President, Emomali Rahmon, had issued a decree signing into law the public holidays amendments passed, the month before (2016-04-08), by Tajikistan's lower chamber of parliament (the Majlisi Namoyandagon) and which declared a new national holiday in Tajikistan to mark the presidency of Tajikistan's longtime ruler Emomali Rakhmon.

A similar annual, but non-working, public holiday was declared in neighboring Kazakhstan five years ago (2011-12-15 and 2011-12-11), when Kazakhstan adopted an amendment to the Kazakh law On holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish a new annual state non-working public holiday in Kazakhstan, the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan, on December 1st.



Links and References


Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Tajikistan November 16 Not A Public Holiday" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.