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Timor Leste 2019 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday

Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili)
Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Most recent follow-up news item: January 17, 2022

The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a non-working public holiday in Timor Leste, on Monday, August 12, 2019, on account of the upcoming Bakr-Eid (Feast of Sacrifice) celebrations.

As per the aforementioned announcement, "the Government decided to grant a tolerance day-off next Monday, August 12, on the occasion of the commemoration of Idul Adha, for all officials and agents of the Ministries or services under their dependency, as well as of the institutes and bodies integrated in the indirect administration of the State".

According to the Secretariat of State of the Council of Ministers of Timor Leste, this decision is based on law No.10/2005, which overhauled Timor Leste's public holidays (2005-08-12) and the list of official public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2019, which was announced at the beginning of this year (2019-02-08).

Recall that, in early June (2019-06-05), the government of Timor Leste declared a non-working public holiday in Timor Leste, on Thursday, June 6, 2019, on account of the 2019 Idul Fitri (End of Ramadan) celebrations.

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