Source:Présidence de l'Union des Comores (Moroni)
Posted: Monday, November 9, 2020
The Directrice Générale Adjointe of Comoros' Public Administrations, Kamlati Bilali, has issued the Communiqué No.20-298/DGFOP/DGA declaring Thursday, November 12, 2020, as a public holiday in the Comoros, on account of the upcoming Journée Nationale Mahorais ("Conformément au Décret N°06-192/PR, du 11 novembre 2006 instituant une journée Nationale «Mahorais», la journée du 12 novembre 2020 marquant le jour anniversaire de l'admission des Comores aux Nations Unies (12 Novembre 1975) est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du Territoire de l'Union de Comores.").
The aforementioned announcement that Thursday, November 12, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday in the Comoros is in line with the previously-released list of non-working public holidays in the Comoros for the calendar year 2020, released by the government of the Comoros, earlier this year (2020-01-19).
Sunday, November 12, 2006, was declared the first "Journée de l'unité nationale" public holiday, to commemorate the 1975 anniversary of the Comoros' admission to the United Nations, in the "Décret n° 06-192/PR" issued following a decision from Comoros' Council of Ministers, led by Vice-President Ikililou Dhoinine (2006-11-09 and 2005-11-10).
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