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Tunisian 2020 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP)
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Most recent follow-up news item: December 20, 2021

The government of Tunisia has released its official list of official annual non-working public holidays in Tunisia for the upcoming calendar year 2020.

The aforementioned list of Tunisian 2020 public holidays, as was the case for the past 7 years (2018-12-27, 2017-12-20, 2016-12-20, 2015-12-13, 2014-12-08, 2013-12-11, 2012-12-23 and 2011-12-15), confirms the changes which have occurred in list of Tunisian public holidays since 2011 and the beginning of the Arabic Spring, namely the replacement of the November 7 public holiday by a new, January 14, "fête de la révolution et de la jeunesse" public holiday (2011-04-04), the removal of the March 21 public holiday (2011-03-18), and the extension of the annual end of Ramadan public holiday for a 3rd consecutive day (2011-08-23).

However, the aforementioned list of 2020 public holidays in Tunisia does not include the December 17, fête nationale de la révolution, public holiday recently promised by Tunisia's president, Kais Saied (2019-12-18).

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