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Timor Leste 2021 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday July 20

Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili)
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2021

The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a non-working public holiday in Timor Leste, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, on account of the upcoming Idul Adha, Feast of Sacrifice, celebrations ("Tolerância de ponto no dia 20 de julho de 2021").

As per the aforementioned announcement, "Point tolerance is granted throughout July 20, 2021" with the preamble that "Considering that the 19th and 20th of July 2021 marks Idul Adha, the day of sacrifice for Muslims" and that "whereas there is a large number of people celebrating Idul Adha on 20 July 2021, namely through participation in religious worship activities".

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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