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Brunei Darussalam 2018 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Brunei Information Department (Prime Minister's Office)
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Most recent follow-up news item: October 15, 2020


The Information Department of Brunei Darussalam's Prime Minister's Office has released a list of official bank holidays and public holidays in Brunei Darussalam during the calendar year 2018 in the Surat Keliling Jabatan Perdana Menteri Bil 8/2017 Negara Brunei Darussalam Hari-Hari Kelepasan Awam Tahun 2018.

The aforementioned list of official bank holidays and public holidays in Brunei Darussalam during the calendar year 2018, signed by the Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister's Office, Haji Nazmi Bin Haji Mohamad, leaves the dates of the various Muslim public holidays (Prophet Muhammad's Birthday, 1st Day of Ramadhan, Nuzul Al-Quraan, Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, Hari Raya Aidil Adha, and 1st Day of Muharram) as "Subject to changes", as usual (2016-08-24, 2015-08-25, 2014-10-04, 2013-10-05, 2012-09-25 And 2011-08-29).

Contrary to what happened for the 2013-2014-2015 Brunei public holidays (2015-07-01, 2014-06-28 and 2013-07-08), there is no need for the declaration of another one-off public holiday in August 2018, for the observance of the 72nd birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, as his birthday will this year no longer fall during the month of Ramadan.



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