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Algerian Hijri 1439 Public Holidays

Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers)
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017


The Algerian Ministère Du Travail Et De La Sécurité Sociale has announced that Friday, September 22, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the upcoming Hijri 1439 Islamic New Year annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.

As usual (2016-12-08, 2016-10-10, 2016-09-28, 2016-09-04, 2016-07-01, 2015-10-13, 2014-10-03, 2014-07-27, 2013-11-13, 2012-11-14, 2012-08-17 and 2011-02-13), the aforementioned announcement that Friday, September 22, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("Le 1er Moharram est une journée chômée et payée pour l’ensemble des agents administratifs et des travailleurs y compris ceux qui travaillent à l’heure", must be tempered by the recollection that, 8 years ago (2009-07-24), the Algerian government changed its weekends from Thursday/Friday to the "mixed" or "semi-universal" Friday/Saturday weekend.


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