Source:Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou)
Posted: Monday, May 10, 2021
Benin's Minister of Labour and the Public Sector, Adidjath Mathys, has released a communique announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Thursday, May 13, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Ascension public holiday ("à l’occasion de la fête de l’Ascension").
As per the aforementioned communique, "c’est à l’occasion de la fête de l’Ascension, et conformément aux dispositions de la loi n°90-019 du 27 juillet 1990 fixant les fêtes en République du Bénin que la journée du jeudi 13 mai 2021 est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national".
The aforementioned declaration of Thursday, May 13, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin, as in past years (2020-05-19 and 2019-05-27), is in line with the previously-announced list of annual non-working public holidays in the Benin for the calendar year 2021, as announced by the government of Benin, late last year (2020-12-31), 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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