Source:Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent)
Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Most recent follow-up news item: December 3, 2020
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyayev, has issued his annual resolution "On celebrating Kurban-hait (Eid al-Adha)" which declares Friday, September 1, 2017, as the non-working day off public holiday in Uzbekistan for the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).
As per the aforementioned decree, Friday, September 1, 2017, was declared as a non-working day off public holiday, and once again (2017-06-24, 2015-07-16 and 2014-07-23) no additional day in lieu public holiday was announced, as compared to 4 years ago (2012-08-17), when President Karimov signed a resolution which declared Monday, August 20, 2012, as an additional non-working day off public holiday, due to the first day of the Ramadan Hayit of 2012 falling on a Sunday and "to celebrate the Hayit properly".
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