Source:Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey)
Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
After reports of sightings of the Shawwal Moon in the regions of Zinder and Diffa, the Prime Minister of the government of Niger, Brigi Rafini, has declared Thursday, June 14, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Niger.
The aforementioned declaration of Thursday, June 14, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Niger, as do previous ones (2017-06-21, 2017-04-14, 2016-09-08, 2015-09-23 and 2015-07-16), refers specifically to the "Loi n° 97-20 du 20 juin 1997 instituant les fêtes légales" (1997-06-23) is also in line with the subsequent "Loi n°98-05 du 29 avril 1998 instituant les fêtes légales" (1998-04-29), as amended by the "Loi n°2006-08 du 02 mai 2006" (2006-05-09), and with last winter's announcement by the Government of Niger (2018-01-29) specifying the non-working public holidays in Niger for the calendar year 2018, and applies to both the private and public sectors.
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