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Kyrgyzstan Public Holiday April 9
 
(Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018)

Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek)

The Ministry of Labour, Migration and Youth of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Monday, April 9, 2018, would be an official non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan, on account of the upcoming, April 7, National April Revolution Day, annual non-working public holiday of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The aforementioned announcement, as those in past years (04-Dec-2017, 24-Oct-2017, 24-Apr-2017, 22-Feb-2017, 19-Apr-2016), were made in accordance with Article 113 of the Labor Code, but the declaration of a day in lieu public holiday for a public holiday falling on a Saturday, is in addition to the approved calendar of 2018 public holidays of the Kyrgyz Republic as announced earlier this year (23-Dec-2017).

Seven years ago (03-Mar-2011), the President of the transitional government of Kyrgyzstan, Roza Otunbayeva, had signed a "decree on the Anniversary of April People's Revolution", whose corresponding bill in Parliament stated that April 7, should henceforth be declared as a non-working public holiday "in honor of the people's revolution". But, a month later (04-Apr-2011), the Labor Ministry of Kyrgyzstan announced that Thursday, April 7, 2011, would not be a non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan.

Then, a couple of years ago (04-Apr-2016), the President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambaev, signed a presidential decree authorizing a new annual, April 7, non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan to be officially known as the "Day of the People's April Revolution", to mark the day a popular revolution ousted authoritarian ex-President Kurmanbek Bakiev in 2010. That presidential decree was followed by the introduction of a matching bill in Kyrgyzstan's parliament (06-Apr-2016 and 05-Apr-2016), which was finally signed into law by president Almazbek Atambaev and gazetted (07-Apr-2016) in the official state newspaper of Kyrgyzstan "Erkin Too" (Free Mountains).

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