Source:Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou)
Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Benin's Minister of Labour and the Public Sector, Adidjatou Mathys, has released a communique announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Thursday, May 21, 2020, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "fête de l’ascension, qui marque la montée de Jésus-Christ vers son Père" annual non-working public holiday in the Bénin.
The aforementioned declaration of Thursday, May 21, 2020, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin ("la journée du jeudi prochain, chômée et payée sur l’ensemble du territoire national. Cette décision est prise, conformément aux dispositions de la loi 90-019 du 27 juillet 1990, fixant les fêtes légales en République du Bénin"), as in past years (2019-05-27), 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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