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Timor Leste 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Extended

Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili)
Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a non-working public holiday in Timor Leste, on Friday, May 14, 2021, on account of the upcoming Idul Fitri (End of Ramadan) celebrations.

The aforementioned announcement states that "Considering that, in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph c) of Order no. 01/2021 / I / MCAE, of January 4, during this year, Idul Fitri is celebrated on May 13, 2021" and that "Considering that the granting of time tolerance also seeks to contribute so that people remain in their homes and avoid social contacts in order to reduce the risk of contagion with SARS-CoV-2", "Point tolerance is granted on May 14, 2021, all day".

According to the Secretariat of State of the Council of Ministers of Timor Leste, this decision is based on law No.10/2005, which overhauled Timor Leste's public holidays (2005-08-12) and the list of official public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2021, which was announced at the beginning of this year (2021-01-15).

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