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Nepalese 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holiday

Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Updated: Saturday, November 9, 2019

Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs has finally announced that, as per a notice published in the Nepal gazette, Friday, June 15, 2018, had been declared as the annual non-working public holiday in Nepal on account of the upcoming annual Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Nepal.

Muslim public holidays were added to the official list of Nepalese public holidays for 2008 (2008-10-01), after years of protests by the Muslim minority in Nepal (2007-06-30), and maintained since (2017-11-30, 2017-08-31, 2016-09-10, 2016-07-06, 2015-09-24, 2015-07-17, 2014-07-28, 2013-08-08, 2012-08-17, 2010-09-09 and 2009-09-20), and the aforementioned announcement is in line with last spring's (2018-03-31) gazetted list of official non-working public holidays in Nepal for the Nepalese year B.S. 2075 (April 2018-April 2019).

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