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The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decision, extending the upcoming 2018 Novruz non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan to 7 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan.
As was done on past occasions (2016-12-01, 2015-02-20, 2014-02-16, 2013-02-14, 2012-02-21, 2011-02-23 and 2010-02-16), the annual, March 20-24, Novruz public holidays, as it encroaches on the weekend, will be extended by a further day of non-working public holiday in Azerbaijan, namely Monday, March 26, 2018..
These day in lieu public holiday are in line with the provisions of Article 105 of the Labor Code of Azerbaijan (2005-12-30), and are in addition to the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan for the calendar year 2018, as announced late last year (2017-12-21 and 2017-12-08).
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