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Sri Lankan Public Holiday May 7

Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo)
Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018


The Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, has announced that the Sri Lankan Government would declare Monday, May 7, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka "taking into the consideration of the Vesak week, which coincides with the International Workers’ Day".

The aforementioned declaration of Monday, May 7, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka thus amends the official list of Sri Lankan public holidays for the calendar year 2018, as announced last summer (2017-07-24).

It is not clear, yet, if the Monday, May 7, 2018, non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka, is in addition to the previously-announced, May 1st, public holiday, or in addition to it.


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