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Bangladesh Considering April 14 Public Holiday Extension

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
Posted: Sunday, April 11, 2021

Bangladesh's Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges, Obaidul Quader, has hinted that the upcoming Bangla New Year public holiday might be extended to last the entire week, in view of the current Covid-19 situation.

Recall that, last year, Bangladesh declared a series of public holidays to try to deal with the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic (2020-05-13, 2020-05-02, 2020-04-23, 2020-04-10, 2020-04-03 and 2020-03-23).

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