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The Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan has announced that Thursday, July 27, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan on the occasion of the upcoming annual Bhutanese non-working public holiday for the Drukpa Tshe Zhi (First Sermon of Lord Buddha).
The aforementioned declaration of Thursday, July 27, 2017, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan ("Every fourth day of the sixth month in the Bhutanese calendar is observed as the First Sermon of Lord Buddha, formally known as Drukpa Tshe Zhi. This is a National Holiday in Bhutan to observe this holy occasion."), is in line with the official list of national and regional non-working public holidays in Bhutan for the calendar year 2017, released last fall (2016-10-28) by the Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan.
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