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Madagascar Plague Public Holiday January 10

Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo)
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Madagascar's secrétaire général du ministère de la Santé publique, Joséa Ratsirarson, has announced that Thursday, January 10, 2018, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Madagascar to coincide with a new cleanup effort in Madagascar's principal cities in an attempt to stem the plague outbreak in Madagascar.

Last month (2017-11-01 and 2017-10-28), Madagascar's President, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, had similarly announced Thursday, November 2, 2017, as the date for his previously-announced one-off non-working public holiday in Madagascar to coincide with a cleanup effort in Madagascar's principal cities ("l’État a décrèté la journée du 02 novembre une journée chômée, destinée à la réalisation de l’assainissement général dans tout le pays"), thus amending the previously-released "Décret fixant la liste des jours fériés, chômés et payés au titre de l’année 2017", listing the non-working public holidays in Madagascar for the calendar year 2017 (2017-02-01 and 2017-01-03).


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