Source:Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo)
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: July 17, 2021
Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Margarida Adamugy Talapa, has announced that Thursday, December 24, 2020, would be a full-day non-working public sector holiday in Mozambique.
As per the aforementioned announcement ("A Ministra do Trabalho e Segurança Social, Margarida Adamugy Talapa, concede Tolerância de Ponto para todo dia 24 de Dezembro, para todos os cristãos, em todo o país"), and as per custom (2019-12-30, 2016-12-19, 2015-12-30, 2014-12-22, 2013-12-21 and 2012-12-21), the upcoming one-off non-working public holiday in Mozambique "does not extend to workers whose nature of work does not allow for interruption and where a disruption would negatively affect the public interest".