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Suriname Holi-Phagwa Public Holiday March 18

Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo)
Posted: Monday, March 7, 2022

The Surinamese Ministry of the Interior has announced that Friday, March 18, 2022, would be a public holiday in Suriname, on account of the upcoming Holi-Phagwa festival.

The aforementioned announcement that the upcoming Holi-Phagwa festival would be a public holiday in Suriname, is in line with the expected annual list of expected bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Suriname dates for the calendar year 2022 (2022-01-10).

The 2022 public holidays list was itself based on last a decree by Suriname's Minister of the Interior, Bronto Somohardjo, which stated that, in terms of the Sunday Rest Act (Zondagsrustwet), the 15 days that are to be treated as national holidays are as follows: Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Holi, Diwali, Ied Ul Fitre, Ied Ul Adha, January 1, Chinese New Year, May 1, July 1, August 9, October 10, and November 25 (2021-02-21).

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