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Latvian 2018 Public Holidays Confirmed

Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga)
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017


The government of Latvia's Ministry of Welfare has confirmed the annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2018.

The aforementioned announcement follows the list of 2018 public holidays in Latvia as announced by the government of Latvia, earlier this year (2017-02-26), and in which, after a 2 pauses (2015-12-05 and 2011-01-05), the list of public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2018, returned for a second year (2016-06-14) to the time-honored practice (2014-11-15, 2013-10-25, 2013-01-16, 2012-01-04, 2010-01-08, 2009-05-21 and 2007-04-13), of declaring additional, one-off, bridge public holidays that are compensated by the same number of Saturdays being declared as regular working days.

The practice of declaring additional, one-off, bridge public holidays, compensated by the same number of Saturday working days, had been halted once before, in 2012 (2012-01-04), but only for a year (2013-01-16).


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