Source:Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa)
Posted: Sunday, August 1, 2021
The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, in a public notice signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Pttlotu Lупdоп Chu Liпg, has announced that Monday, August 9, 2021 would be a public holiday in Samoa on account of Father's Day ("o le a fa’amamaluina le Aso Gafua, 9 Aukuso 2021 e avea ma Aso Malolo mo tagata uma mo le fa’amanatuina o le Aso Sa o Tama").
The aforementioned announcement by the Matagaluega ? Pisinisi, Alamanuia ma Leipa (MCIL), states that "In accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays Act 2008, the public, government agencies, and the private sector are hereby advised that Monday, 9th August 2021 is to be treated as Public Holiday during Father’s Day Holiday." and is in line with the latest updated list of public holidays in Samoa for the years 2021, 2022 and 2023, as most recently re-released (2021-01-04).
The Father's Day public notice goes on to state that "Shops selling goods may open during public holidays in accordance with the provisions of the Public Holidays Act 2008".
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