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Suriname Mulls February 25 Public Holiday Cancellation

Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo)
Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: February 21, 2021


The new Minister of the Interior of Suriname, Bronto Somohardjo, has been quoted as stating that it wouldn't be a bad idea to cancel the February 25, annual public holiday observed in Suriname ("We should not be able to celebrate this").

February 25 was a public holiday in Suriname from 1981 to 1987.

Then, a decade ago, the Council of Ministers of Suriname declared February 25 as a public holiday again, beginning in 2011 (2011-02-06 and 2011-01-27).



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