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Benin Declares December 25 Public Holiday

Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou)
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020


The Chief of Staff of Benin's Minister of Labour and Social Security, Victorin Vidjinnangni Honvoh, has issued a communique announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Friday, December 25, 2020, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Christmas Day annual non-working public holiday in the Bénin.

The aforementioned declaration of Friday, December 25, 2020, as a public holiday on account of the upcoming Christmas Day public holiday in the Bénin was made in a radio announcement ("A l’occasion de la célébration de la fête de Noel et conformément aux dispositions de la loi 90-019 du 27 juillet 1990 fixant les fêtes légales en République du Bénin, la journée du vendredi 25 décembre 2020 est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national.").

As on other previous occasions (2020-10-30, 2019-10-22, 2019-08-13, 2019-08-09, 2019-06-06, 2019-06-03, 2019-05-27), the declaration of Friday, December 25, 2020, as a non-working public holiday in the Benin is in line with the previously-announced list of annual non-working public holidays in the Benin for the calendar year 2020, as announced by the government of Benin, earlier this year (2020-01-06), as well as with the "loi n°90-019 du 27 juillet 1990 fixant les fêtes légales en République du Bénin".



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