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DR Congo Public Holidays July 31-August 1

Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa)
Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021


The ministre du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance sociale of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo), Claudine Ndusi M'Kembe, has declared Saturday, July 31, 2021, as a non-working public holiday in the RDC on account of the upcoming, August 1st, annual Parents' Day public holiday falling on a Sunday in 2021.

The aforementioned announcement reads as follows: "Il est porté à la connaissance de la population congolaise en général et du monde du travail en particulier, que conformément aux prescrits de l'Ordonnance n°14/010 du 14 mai 2014 fixant les jours fériés légaux en République démocratique du Congo, la journée du 1er août (fête des parents) tombe un dimanche" going on to to clarify that "Par conséquent, la journée du samedi 31 juillet 2021 est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national".

The declaration of July 31 and August 1st, 2021, as public holidays, in the République Démocratique du Congo, is in line with the previously-announced, annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2021 (2021-01-06), as well as what was done on past occasions when a DRC public holiday fell on a Sunday (2021-01-11, 2020-05-14, 2019-06-26, 2016-04-28, 2016-01-14, 2015-05-12 and 2010-01-15).



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