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Liberian Armed Forces Public Holiday February 11

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia)
Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Most recent follow-up news item: August 21, 2019

The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Saturday, February 11th, 2017, as the date of the upcoming Armed Forces Day, a non-working public holiday of Liberia to be observed throughout the country as a national holiday.

As per custom on these last-minute re-confirmations of annual public holidays (2016-08-22, 2016-05-12, 2015-11-26, 2015-04-09, 2015-03-14, 2014-07-17, 2014-04-10, 2014-02-09, 2014-07-23, 2013-05-13, 2013-04-05, 2013-03-13, 2012-11-27, 2012-10-31, 2012-07-23, 2011-11-01, 2011-04-06, 2010-11-03, 2010-07-23 and 2010-04-08), the Foreign Ministry release states that "the Proclamation orders all Government Offices, Public and Business Houses be closed in observance of the day".

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