Source:Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou)
Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021
Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Mathys Adidjatou, has announced that the government of Bénin had declared Sunday, August 1st, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Bénin National Day public holiday.
The aforementioned declaration of Sunday, August 1st, 2021, as a non-working public holiday in the Bénin, 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, earlier this 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".
When a public holiday falls on a weekend day in Benin, there is no automatic declaration of a day in lieu, substitute, public holiday on the next working day.
Last year (2020-07-30), Friday and Saturday, July 31 and August 1st, 2020, were declared as public holidays, but this was in line with the previously-announced list of annual non-working public holidays in the Benin for the calendar year 2020 (2020-01-06), as the public holiday on July 31 was on account of that year's "fête de la Tabaski" (Feast of Sacrifice).
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