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Armenia October 11-12 Public Holidays Update

Source: Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS)
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Most recent follow-up news item: September 8, 2021

The Armenian government has announced that the recently-declared one-off public holidays on Thursday and Friday, October 11 and 12, 2018, on account of the upcoming Francophonie Summit would be compensated by declaring, as regular working days, Saturday, October 27, and Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Last week (2018-10-05), at an extraordinary sitting, the Armenian National Assembly approved, by a vote of 62-0 and one abstention, amendments to the Law on Holidays and Memory Days, declaring Thursday and Friday, October 11 and 12, 2018, as one-off non-working public holidays in Armenia on account of the upcoming Francophonie Summit.

As usual (2018-04-12, 2018-03-05, 2018-01-25, 2017-08-16, 2017-04-20, 2017-04-04, 2016-09-03, 2016-03-17, 2016-02-19, 2015-09-10, 2015-07-11, 2015-04-13, 2014-12-02, 2014-01-12, 2013-11-22, 2013-05-15, 2013-05-02, 2012-06-23, 2012-04-18, 2012-02-22, 2011-02-24 and 2010-09-10), in compensation for the declaration of these 2 one-off public holidays in Armenia, 2 Saturdays were to de declared as regular working days, but at the time of the declaration of the Thursday and Friday, October 11 and 12, 2018, public holidays, the selection of compensatory Saturdays had not yet been finalized.

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