Source: Banque du Liban (Beirut)
The Association of Banks in Lebanon in conjunction with the Banque du Liban (Lebanon's Central Bank), has issued yet an amended version of the annual list of Lebanese non-working bank holidays in Lebanon for the calendar year 2018, by moving the non-working bank holiday in Lebanon in 2018 for the Annunciation, to Saturday, March 24.
The Feast of the Annunciation was added to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Lebanon six years ago (19-Feb-2010), as announced by Lebanon's then Information Minister, Tarek Mitri, who announced that the Lebanese cabinet had agreed to make the Feast of the Annunciation a new annual national public holiday (la f๊te sera ch๔m้e). That declaration had been expected ever since the year before, following the first, working day, observance of the "Islamic-Christian Day" or as it was officially named, "Together around Mary, Our Lady" (24-Mar-2009).
The date of the Feast of the Annunciation public holiday in Lebanon has, on occasion (21-Mar-2016), diverged from liturgical rules.
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