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Ugandan Public Holiday February 18
 
(Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016)

Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala)

In a joint communiqué by Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, and Permanent Secretary Public Service Ministry, Catherine Bitarakwate, the government of Uganda announced that Thursday, February 18, 2016, would be another non-working public holiday in Uganda, on account of the upcoming presidential polls in Uganda.

As per the aforementioned announcement, "First Deputy Prime Minister and minister of Public Service informs the general public that Thursday 18th February, 2016 will be a public holiday to allow Ugandans participate in the National voting activities being organized by the Independent Electoral Commission".

Recall that, yesterday (09-Feb-2016), Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, had additionally announced that Tuesday, February 16, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday in Uganda, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed on February 16, 1977. That announcement confirming last year's announcement (16-Feb-2015) by Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, that, beginning this year, February 16 would be a new annual non-working public holiday in Uganda, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed on February 16, 1977, during Idi Amin's rule.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Uganda bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (February 2016)
Uganda 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Uganda 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Uganda 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Uganda 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Uganda 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
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