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Uganda Rules-Out March 2 Public Holiday

Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala)
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2016


Uganda's permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Service, Catherine Bitarakwate, has announced that the government of Uganda will not declare Wednesday, March 2, 2016, as yet another non-working public holiday in Uganda, on account of the upcoming election of elections for mayors and councilors.

Recall that, last month, Uganda declared 3 one-off non-working public holidays.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, was first declared as one-off non-working public holiday, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum (2016-02-09), then Thursday, February 18, 2016, was declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Uganda on account of that day's presidential polls (2016-02-10), and finally, the government of Uganda declared Wednesday, February 24, 2016, would be yet another non-working public holiday in Uganda, on account of the election of Local Government Leaders (2016-02-23).



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