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May 30, 2022 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • India
  • India
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  • Assam Declares June 8 Public Holiday For KAAC Elections
    Source: Government of Assam (Guwahati). The government of India's state of Assam has declared a regional public holiday on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in the Karbi Anglong under Koklabari regions of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) on account of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) elections being held on that date. (full story)    
  • Assam Declares June 8 Public Holiday For KAAC Elections
    Source: Government of Assam (Guwahati). The government of India's state of Assam has declared a regional public holiday on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in the Karbi Anglong under Koklabari regions of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) on account of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) elections being held on that date.    

May 29, 2022

  • Chile
  • Chile
  • full story
  • Chile Declares September 4 Public Holiday For Constitutional Referendum
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). The Chilean Congress has approved the law declaring a compulsory non-working public holiday on Sunday, September 4, 2022, on account of the Plebiscito Constitucional de Salida being held on that date. (full story)    
  • Chile Declares September 4 Public Holiday For Constitutional Referendum
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). The Chilean Congress has approved the law declaring a compulsory non-working public holiday on Sunday, September 4, 2022, on account of the Plebiscito Constitucional de Salida being held on that date.    

May 28, 2022

  • Solomon Islands
  • Solomon Islands
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  • Solomon Islands Amend 2022 Platinum Jubilee Public Holiday
    Source: Solomon Times (Honiara). The Solomon Islands' Government House has announced a modification in the date of the upcoming public holiday for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee ("although celebrations will begin on Thursday 2 June, the Official Public Holiday will fall on Friday 3 June"). (full story)    
  • Solomon Islands Amend 2022 Platinum Jubilee Public Holiday
    Source: Solomon Times (Honiara). The Solomon Islands' Government House has announced a modification in the date of the upcoming public holiday for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee ("although celebrations will begin on Thursday 2 June, the Official Public Holiday will fall on Friday 3 June").    

May 27, 2022

  • Canada
  • Canada
  • full story
  • Nunavut Truth and Reconciliation Statutory Holiday Bill Passes Second Reading
    Source: The Government of Nunavut (Iqaluit). Bill 5, tabled by Nunavut labour minister, Craig Simailak, and which would make the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation a public holiday for everyone in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, has passed second reading in the legislature, it is to be referred to committee. (full story)    
  • Nunavut Truth and Reconciliation Statutory Holiday Bill Passes Second Reading
    Source: The Government of Nunavut (Iqaluit). Bill 5, tabled by Nunavut labour minister, Craig Simailak, and which would make the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation a public holiday for everyone in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, has passed second reading in the legislature, it is to be referred to committee.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • Uttarakhand Electoral Public Holiday May 31st
    Source: Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun). The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has published the vide press note No.1188/29/2022, which declares Tuesday, May 31, 2022, as a paid public holiday in the Champawat district, on account of the Legislative Assembly bye-election being held on that date. (full story)    
  • Uttarakhand Electoral Public Holiday May 31st
    Source: Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun). The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has published the vide press note No.1188/29/2022, which declares Tuesday, May 31, 2022, as a paid public holiday in the Champawat district, on account of the Legislative Assembly bye-election being held on that date.    

May 26, 2022

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
  • full story
  • Bolivian Mother's Day Half-Day Public Holiday May 27
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Verónica Navia, has issued a communiqué declaring a half-day public holiday on Friday afternoon, May 27, 2022, for the Bolivian public sector, on account of this year's Día de la Madre. (full story)    
  • Bolivian Mother's Day Half-Day Public Holiday May 27
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Verónica Navia, has issued a communiqué declaring a half-day public holiday on Friday afternoon, May 27, 2022, for the Bolivian public sector, on account of this year's Día de la Madre.    
  • British Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
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  • British Virgin Islands Issues Reminder Of Upcoming June 2022 Public Holidays
    Source: British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Information and Education Manager of the Department of Disaster Management of the Virgin Islands, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel, has issued the bulletin Reminder On Upcoming Public Holidays which is meant to remind the public of the June 2022 public holidays changes due to the commemoration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. (full story)    
  • British Virgin Islands Issues Reminder Of Upcoming June 2022 Public Holidays
    Source: British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Information and Education Manager of the Department of Disaster Management of the Virgin Islands, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel, has issued the bulletin Reminder On Upcoming Public Holidays which is meant to remind the public of the June 2022 public holidays changes due to the commemoration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.    
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
  • full story
  • Nicaragua Announces May 30 Mothers Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Ministry of Labor (Mitrab) has announced that Mother's Day, on May 30th, would be a public holiday for both the private and public sectors (). (full story)    
  • Nicaragua Announces May 30 Mothers Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Ministry of Labor (Mitrab) has announced that Mother's Day, on May 30th, would be a public holiday for both the private and public sectors ().    
  • Samoa
  • Samoa
  • full story
  • Samoa Independence Day Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa). The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, in a public notice signed by the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Fepuleai Roger Toleafoa, has released the "Public Notice: Public Holiday To Celebrate 60th Year Of Independence For The Government Of Samoa 2022". (full story)    
  • Samoa Independence Day Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa). The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, in a public notice signed by the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Fepuleai Roger Toleafoa, has released the "Public Notice: Public Holiday To Celebrate 60th Year Of Independence For The Government Of Samoa 2022".    
  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
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  • Venezuelan Ascensión Bank Holiday May 30
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, May 30, 2022, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming Ascensión del Señor. (full story)    
  • Venezuelan Ascensión Bank Holiday May 30
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, May 30, 2022, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming Ascensión del Señor.    

May 25, 2022

  • Gabon
  • Gabon
  • full story
  • Gabonese Ascension Day Public Holiday May 26
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique et du Travail has issued a communique declaring Thursday, May 26, 2022, as a public holiday in the Gabon, on the account of the upcoming Ascension Day public holiday. (full story)    
  • Gabonese Ascension Day Public Holiday May 26
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique et du Travail has issued a communique declaring Thursday, May 26, 2022, as a public holiday in the Gabon, on the account of the upcoming Ascension Day public holiday.    
  • Niue
  • Niue
  • full story
  • Niue Fale Fono Public Holiday May 27
    Source: Niue Government (Alofi). The Government of Niue has announced that it had declared a one-off statutory public holiday on Friday, May 27, 2022, to commemorate the opening to the public of the new Parliament Building (Fale Fono II) at Halamahaga, Alofi. (full story)    
  • Niue Fale Fono Public Holiday May 27
    Source: Niue Government (Alofi). The Government of Niue has announced that it had declared a one-off statutory public holiday on Friday, May 27, 2022, to commemorate the opening to the public of the new Parliament Building (Fale Fono II) at Halamahaga, Alofi.    

May 24, 2022

  • Gambia
  • Gambia
  • full story
  • Gambia Africa Day Public Holiday May 25
    Source: Office of the President of the Gambia (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has declared Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as a non-working public holiday throughout Gambia, for the commemoration of Africa Day. (full story)    
  • Gambia Africa Day Public Holiday May 25
    Source: Office of the President of the Gambia (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has declared Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as a non-working public holiday throughout Gambia, for the commemoration of Africa Day.    
  • Guinea
  • Guinea
  • full story
  • Guinea Conakry Declares May 25 Africa Day Public Holiday
    Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry). Guinea Conakry's Secrétaire Général du ministère de la fonction publique et du travail has announced that Wednesday, May 25, 2022, would be a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry to mark the 59th anniversary of the African Union. (full story)    
  • Guinea Conakry Declares May 25 Africa Day Public Holiday
    Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry). Guinea Conakry's Secrétaire Général du ministère de la fonction publique et du travail has announced that Wednesday, May 25, 2022, would be a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry to mark the 59th anniversary of the African Union.    
  • Mali
  • Mali
  • full story
  • Mali Declares May 25 Africa Day Public Holiday
    Source: Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako). Mali's ministre du travail, de la fonction publique et du dialogue social, via a note issued by his general secretary, Yaya Gologo, has declared Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as a public holiday to mark Africa Day. (full story)    
  • Mali Declares May 25 Africa Day Public Holiday
    Source: Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako). Mali's ministre du travail, de la fonction publique et du dialogue social, via a note issued by his general secretary, Yaya Gologo, has declared Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as a public holiday to mark Africa Day.    
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • Western Australia 2024 Public Holidays Completed
    Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce (Perth). The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has completed its previously-released of the official non-working public holidays in Western Australia for the calendar year 2024, with the announcement of the date of the Queen's Birthday public holiday on Monday, September 23, 2024. (full story)    
  • Western Australia 2024 Public Holidays Completed
    Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce (Perth). The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has completed its previously-released of the official non-working public holidays in Western Australia for the calendar year 2024, with the announcement of the date of the Queen's Birthday public holiday on Monday, September 23, 2024.    

May 23, 2022

  • Albania
  • Albania
  • full story
  • Albania Calls For Private Sector Europa Conference League Public Holiday
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The Albanian Minister of Interior, Bledi Çuçi, has called on the banking sector and the private sector to also declare Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as a day off. (full story)    
  • Albania Calls For Private Sector Europa Conference League Public Holiday
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The Albanian Minister of Interior, Bledi Çuçi, has called on the banking sector and the private sector to also declare Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as a day off.    
  • American Samoa
  • American Samoa
  • full story
  • American Samoa Declares May 30 Memorial Day Public Holiday
    Source: Office Of The Governor Press Release (Utulei). The Governor of American Samoa, Lemanu P. S. Mauga, has issued the General Memorandum 063-22, which declares Monday, May 30, 2022, as a public sector holiday in American Samoa, on account of Memorial Day. (full story)    
  • American Samoa Declares May 30 Memorial Day Public Holiday
    Source: Office Of The Governor Press Release (Utulei). The Governor of American Samoa, Lemanu P. S. Mauga, has issued the General Memorandum 063-22, which declares Monday, May 30, 2022, as a public sector holiday in American Samoa, on account of Memorial Day.    
  • Bénin
  • Bénin
  • full story
  • Benin Ascension Day Public Holiday May 26
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The Bénin Minister of Labour and of the Public Service, Adidjatou Mathys, has released a communiqué announcing that Thursday, May 26, 2022, had been declared a non-working public holiday throughout the Bénin on account of the Ascension Day. (full story)    
  • Benin Ascension Day Public Holiday May 26
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The Bénin Minister of Labour and of the Public Service, Adidjatou Mathys, has released a communiqué announcing that Thursday, May 26, 2022, had been declared a non-working public holiday throughout the Bénin on account of the Ascension Day.    
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
  • full story
  • Georgian Parliament Rejects New June 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Parliament of Georgia (Tbilisi). The Committee on Health and Social Affairs of the Parliament of Georgia has rejected a draft law on Amendments to the Labor Code of Georgia which would have made International Children's Day, on June 1st, a new annual non-working public holiday in Georgia. (full story)    
  • Georgian Parliament Rejects New June 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Parliament of Georgia (Tbilisi). The Committee on Health and Social Affairs of the Parliament of Georgia has rejected a draft law on Amendments to the Labor Code of Georgia which would have made International Children's Day, on June 1st, a new annual non-working public holiday in Georgia.    

May 22, 2022

  • Nepal
  • Nepal
  • full story
  • Nepal To Consider Return To 1-Day Weekends
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Nepalese Secretary at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Suresh Adhikari, has stated that the government of Nepal is preparing to review its recent decision to go for a two-day weekend, barely a week after it was implemented, after it received complaints that it was unworkable. (full story)    
  • Nepal To Consider Return To 1-Day Weekends
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Nepalese Secretary at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Suresh Adhikari, has stated that the government of Nepal is preparing to review its recent decision to go for a two-day weekend, barely a week after it was implemented, after it received complaints that it was unworkable.    

May 21, 2022

  • Jordan
  • Jordan
  • full story
  • Jordan Clarifies May 26 Independence Day Public Holiday
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian media spokesperson for the Ministry of Labor, Muhammad Al-Zayoud, has stated that yesterday's official statement by Prime Minister, Bishr Al-Khasawneh, moving the upcoming Jordanian Independence Day public holiday to Thursday, May 26, 2022, also applies to the private sector. (full story)    
  • Jordan Clarifies May 26 Independence Day Public Holiday
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian media spokesperson for the Ministry of Labor, Muhammad Al-Zayoud, has stated that yesterday's official statement by Prime Minister, Bishr Al-Khasawneh, moving the upcoming Jordanian Independence Day public holiday to Thursday, May 26, 2022, also applies to the private sector.    

May 20, 2022

  • Cambodia
  • Cambodia
  • full story
  • Cambodia Declares 2-Day Electoral Public Holidays
    Source: Cabinet of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia (Phnom Penh). Cambodia's secretary of state at the Council of Ministers, Virak Cheat, has sent a letter to the Cambodian Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, Ith Samheng, giving all factory workers two days off to participate in the June 5 commune council elections. (full story)    
  • Cambodia Declares 2-Day Electoral Public Holidays
    Source: Cabinet of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia (Phnom Penh). Cambodia's secretary of state at the Council of Ministers, Virak Cheat, has sent a letter to the Cambodian Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, Ith Samheng, giving all factory workers two days off to participate in the June 5 commune council elections.    
  • Jordan
  • Jordan
  • full story
  • Jordan Moves 2022 Independence Day Public Holiday To May 26
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister, Bishr Al-Khasawneh, has issued an official statement announcing that the public holiday for the upcoming 76th independence anniversary of Jordan would be observed by all ministries, official departments, institutions, public bodies, official universities, municipalities, councils of joint services, and the secretariat, on Thursday, May 26, rather than Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (full story)    
  • Jordan Moves 2022 Independence Day Public Holiday To May 26
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister, Bishr Al-Khasawneh, has issued an official statement announcing that the public holiday for the upcoming 76th independence anniversary of Jordan would be observed by all ministries, official departments, institutions, public bodies, official universities, municipalities, councils of joint services, and the secretariat, on Thursday, May 26, rather than Wednesday, May 25, 2022.    

May 19, 2022

  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • Odisha Declares May 31st Brajarajnagar Public Holiday
    Source: Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar). The Government of the Indian State of Odisha has issued the vide notification No. LESI-OE1-IE4-0011-2022-3912 which declares a public holiday on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, for all business, trade, industrial undertakings, and establishments, on account of the bye-election in the Brajarajnagar Assembly Constituency. (full story)    
  • Odisha Declares May 31st Brajarajnagar Public Holiday
    Source: Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar). The Government of the Indian State of Odisha has issued the vide notification No. LESI-OE1-IE4-0011-2022-3912 which declares a public holiday on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, for all business, trade, industrial undertakings, and establishments, on account of the bye-election in the Brajarajnagar Assembly Constituency.    
  • Portugal
  • Portugal
  • full story
  • Portugal Parliament Considers November 25 Public Holidays Bill
    Source: Assembleia da República (Lisboa). The Chega Party has submitted a bill to Portugal's Parliament which would make November 25 a new annual Portuguese public holiday, in addition to January 1st, Shrove Tuesday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, April 25th, May 1st, Corpus Christi, June 10th, August 15th, October 5th, November 1st, December 1st, 8th and 25th. (full story)    
  • Portugal Parliament Considers November 25 Public Holidays Bill
    Source: Assembleia da República (Lisboa). The Chega Party has submitted a bill to Portugal's Parliament which would make November 25 a new annual Portuguese public holiday, in addition to January 1st, Shrove Tuesday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, April 25th, May 1st, Corpus Christi, June 10th, August 15th, October 5th, November 1st, December 1st, 8th and 25th.    

May 18, 2022

  • Albania
  • Albania
  • full story
  • Albanian Europa Conference League Public Holiday May 25
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The Albanian government has declared a public holiday for public institutions and schools in the Albanian capital, Tirana, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, when Tirana hosts the Europa Conference League final between Roma and Feyenoord. (full story)    
  • Albanian Europa Conference League Public Holiday May 25
    Source: Bank of Albania (Tirana). The Albanian government has declared a public holiday for public institutions and schools in the Albanian capital, Tirana, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, when Tirana hosts the Europa Conference League final between Roma and Feyenoord.    
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
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  • Nicaraguan National Assembly Votes Extension of Mothers Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's National Assembly has voted, with 91 votes in favor, the passage of a bill that amends article 66 of law 185, of the Labor Code, which establishes the nine national holidays, by adding Mothers' Day on May 30, as a tenth annual public holiday. (full story)    
  • Nicaraguan National Assembly Votes Extension of Mothers Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's National Assembly has voted, with 91 votes in favor, the passage of a bill that amends article 66 of law 185, of the Labor Code, which establishes the nine national holidays, by adding Mothers' Day on May 30, as a tenth annual public holiday.    
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
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  • Ukraine Extends Public Holidays Cancellation For 90 Days
    Source: Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Kiev). Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree to extend the current martial law and cancellation of public holidays for another 90 days, starting May 25, 2022, and until August 23, 2022. (full story)    
  • Ukraine Extends Public Holidays Cancellation For 90 Days
    Source: Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Kiev). Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree to extend the current martial law and cancellation of public holidays for another 90 days, starting May 25, 2022, and until August 23, 2022.    

May 17, 2022

  • Jordan
  • Jordan
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  • Jordan Rules-Out Moving Independence Day Public Holiday To May 26
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). A Jordanian government source has announced that the government had not yet decided whether to postpone the 76th Independence Day public holiday, scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2022, but that "it will not be postponed until Thursday". (full story)    
  • Jordan Rules-Out Moving Independence Day Public Holiday To May 26
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). A Jordanian government source has announced that the government had not yet decided whether to postpone the 76th Independence Day public holiday, scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2022, but that "it will not be postponed until Thursday".    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • Kerala Thrikkakara Polling Public Holiday May 31
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Kerala has issued the Government of Kerala vide notification G.O.(Rt) No. 2025/2022/GAD declaring Tuesday, May 31, 2022, as a public holiday for Thrikkakara, on account of bye-election in the Thrikkakara Legislative Assembly. (full story)    
  • Kerala Thrikkakara Polling Public Holiday May 31
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Kerala has issued the Government of Kerala vide notification G.O.(Rt) No. 2025/2022/GAD declaring Tuesday, May 31, 2022, as a public holiday for Thrikkakara, on account of bye-election in the Thrikkakara Legislative Assembly.    

May 16, 2022

  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
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  • Malaysia Amends 2022 Islamic Public Holidays
    Source: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim). Malaysia's governmental Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia, aka. JAKIM) has published a revised version of its Islamic calendar of public holidays for the year 2022. (full story)    
  • Malaysia Amends 2022 Islamic Public Holidays
    Source: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim). Malaysia's governmental Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia, aka. JAKIM) has published a revised version of its Islamic calendar of public holidays for the year 2022.    

May 15, 2022

  • Congo (DRC)
  • Congo (DRC)
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  • DR Congo FARDC Public Holiday On May 17
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The ministre de l’emploi, travail et prévoyance sociale of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Claudine Ndusi, has announced that Tuesday, May 17, 2022, would be a public holiday in the DRC on account of the annual Journée de la Révolution et des Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo. (full story)    
  • DR Congo FARDC Public Holiday On May 17
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The ministre de l’emploi, travail et prévoyance sociale of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Claudine Ndusi, has announced that Tuesday, May 17, 2022, would be a public holiday in the DRC on account of the annual Journée de la Révolution et des Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo.    
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Papua New Guinea
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  • Papua New Guinea Lae Public Holiday May 16
    Source: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby). The National Government of Papua New Guinea has announced a public holiday in Lae, the capital of Morobe Province and the second-largest city of Papua New Guinea, to mourn the death of the late Deputy Prime Minister, Sam Basil. (full story)    
  • Papua New Guinea Lae Public Holiday May 16
    Source: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby). The National Government of Papua New Guinea has announced a public holiday in Lae, the capital of Morobe Province and the second-largest city of Papua New Guinea, to mourn the death of the late Deputy Prime Minister, Sam Basil.    

May 14, 2022

  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Romania Mulls Day In Lieu Public Holidays
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). A legislative initiative by 26 PNL deputies and two PSD deputies proposes that Romanian public holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday be compensated with a day in lieu public holiday on the next working day. (full story)    
  • Romania Mulls Day In Lieu Public Holidays
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). A legislative initiative by 26 PNL deputies and two PSD deputies proposes that Romanian public holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday be compensated with a day in lieu public holiday on the next working day.    
  • Suriname
  • Suriname
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  • Suriname Adds Annual Javanese New Year Public Holiday
    Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo). The Vice President of Suriname, Ronnie Brunswijk, has announced in the National Assembly that Javanese New Year, also called Sasi Sura, will henceforth be observed as a non-working public holiday in Suriname ("this day has now been equated with Sunday"). (full story)    
  • Suriname Adds Annual Javanese New Year Public Holiday
    Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo). The Vice President of Suriname, Ronnie Brunswijk, has announced in the National Assembly that Javanese New Year, also called Sasi Sura, will henceforth be observed as a non-working public holiday in Suriname ("this day has now been equated with Sunday").    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
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  • UAE Public Holidays For Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE government has declared a 3-day period of public holidays following the death of President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan ("Public and private sectors will resume work on Tuesday, May 17"). (full story)    
  • UAE Public Holidays For Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE government has declared a 3-day period of public holidays following the death of President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan ("Public and private sectors will resume work on Tuesday, May 17").    
  • Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
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  • Vanuatu June 30 Port Vila Election Public Holiday
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The Electoral Commission of Vanuatu has announced the date for the upcoming Port Vila Municipal Council elections, as Thursday, June 30, 2022. (full story)    
  • Vanuatu June 30 Port Vila Election Public Holiday
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The Electoral Commission of Vanuatu has announced the date for the upcoming Port Vila Municipal Council elections, as Thursday, June 30, 2022.    

May 13, 2022

  • Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong
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  • Hong Kong 2023 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR). The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has released its annual official list of the gazetted 2023 public holidays to be observed in Hong Kong ("General holidays for 2023" - 2023年公眾假期), in accordance with the Employment Ordinance and General Holidays Ordinance as well as amendments thereto, and in addition to the Statutory Holidays for 2023 as announced by the HKSAR Labour Department. (full story)    
  • Hong Kong 2023 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR). The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has released its annual official list of the gazetted 2023 public holidays to be observed in Hong Kong ("General holidays for 2023" - 2023年公眾假期), in accordance with the Employment Ordinance and General Holidays Ordinance as well as amendments thereto, and in addition to the Statutory Holidays for 2023 as announced by the HKSAR Labour Department.    

May 11, 2022

  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Andalucia 2023 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA). The previously-announced list of annual non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2023, the "Decreto 62/2022, de 3 de mayo, de la Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía, por el que se determina el calendario de Fiestas Laborales de la Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía para el año 2023." has been gazetted in the Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA de 10 de mayo de 2022). (full story)    
  • Andalucia 2023 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA). The previously-announced list of annual non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2023, the "Decreto 62/2022, de 3 de mayo, de la Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía, por el que se determina el calendario de Fiestas Laborales de la Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía para el año 2023." has been gazetted in the Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA de 10 de mayo de 2022).    

May 10, 2022

  • Argentina
  • Argentina
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  • Argentina Rules-Out June 16 Public Holiday
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires). Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming June public holidays commemorating the death of Martín Miguel de Güemes and Flag Day would run for only 4 consecutive days, and that Thursday, June 16, 2022, would not be decreed a one-off public holiday. (full story)    
  • Argentina Rules-Out June 16 Public Holiday
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires). Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming June public holidays commemorating the death of Martín Miguel de Güemes and Flag Day would run for only 4 consecutive days, and that Thursday, June 16, 2022, would not be decreed a one-off public holiday.    
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
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  • Nicaragua Mulls Extension of Mothers Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Vice President, Rosario Murillo, has announced that the president of the National Assembly, Gustavo Porras, has introduced a bill which would amend article 66 of the Labor Code and include Mothers Day on May 30 in the list of national holidays for both the public and private sectors. (full story)    
  • Nicaragua Mulls Extension of Mothers Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Vice President, Rosario Murillo, has announced that the president of the National Assembly, Gustavo Porras, has introduced a bill which would amend article 66 of the Labor Code and include Mothers Day on May 30 in the list of national holidays for both the public and private sectors.    

May 9, 2022

  • Nepal
  • Nepal
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  • Nepal Declares May 9 Electoral Public Holiday
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The spokesperson for the ministry of home affairs of the Government of Nepal, Phanindra Mani Pokharel, has announced that a meeting of the council of ministers had decided that there would be a public holiday for government offices and public agencies across the country on Friday, May 13, 2022, on account of the local level elections being held on that date. (full story)    
  • Nepal Declares May 9 Electoral Public Holiday
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The spokesperson for the ministry of home affairs of the Government of Nepal, Phanindra Mani Pokharel, has announced that a meeting of the council of ministers had decided that there would be a public holiday for government offices and public agencies across the country on Friday, May 13, 2022, on account of the local level elections being held on that date.    

May 7, 2022

  • Guinea
  • Guinea
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  • Guinea Conakry Labour Day Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry). Guinea Conakry's Minister of Labour and of the Public Service, Julien Yombouno, has announced that Saturday, May 14, 2022, would be a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry to compensate the fact that the recent May 1st public holiday fell on a Sunday. (full story)    
  • Guinea Conakry Labour Day Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry). Guinea Conakry's Minister of Labour and of the Public Service, Julien Yombouno, has announced that Saturday, May 14, 2022, would be a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry to compensate the fact that the recent May 1st public holiday fell on a Sunday.    
  • Guyana
  • Guyana
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  • Guyana Gazettes May 26 Independence Day Public Holiday
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). Guyana's Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, has released the Extraordinary Gazette 128/2022/883 declaring Thursday, May 26, 2022, as a public holiday in Guyana ("Pursuant To The Provisions Of Section 6 Of The Public Holidays Act, Chapter 19:07, Of The Laws Of Guyana, Thursday May 26, 2022 Is Hereby Declared A Public Holiday"). (full story)    
  • Guyana Gazettes May 26 Independence Day Public Holiday
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). Guyana's Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, has released the Extraordinary Gazette 128/2022/883 declaring Thursday, May 26, 2022, as a public holiday in Guyana ("Pursuant To The Provisions Of Section 6 Of The Public Holidays Act, Chapter 19:07, Of The Laws Of Guyana, Thursday May 26, 2022 Is Hereby Declared A Public Holiday").    

May 6, 2022

  • Switzerland
  • Switzerland
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  • Geneva Canton Amends 2023 Public Holidays
    Source: République et Canton de Genève (Geneva). The government of the République et Canton de Genève has published an amended list of official public holidays in the Swiss Canton of Geneva, for the upcoming calendar year 2023. (full story)    
  • Geneva Canton Amends 2023 Public Holidays
    Source: République et Canton de Genève (Geneva). The government of the République et Canton de Genève has published an amended list of official public holidays in the Swiss Canton of Geneva, for the upcoming calendar year 2023.    

May 5, 2022

  • Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar
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  • Gibraltar Amends Public Holidays Legislation
    Source: Government of Gibraltar Press Office (Gibraltar). The Government of Gibraltar has gazetted the "Employment (Annual and Public Holidays) (Amendment) Order 2022" (Legal Notice No. 115 of 2022, Gazette No. 4958), which amends the current public holidays legislation in Gibraltar, effective last week ("This Order is deemed to have come into operation on 27th April 2022"). (full story)    
  • Gibraltar Amends Public Holidays Legislation
    Source: Government of Gibraltar Press Office (Gibraltar). The Government of Gibraltar has gazetted the "Employment (Annual and Public Holidays) (Amendment) Order 2022" (Legal Notice No. 115 of 2022, Gazette No. 4958), which amends the current public holidays legislation in Gibraltar, effective last week ("This Order is deemed to have come into operation on 27th April 2022").    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
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  • Philippines Declare May 9 Electoral Public Holiday
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed Proclamation No. 1357 declaring Monday, May 9, 2022, as a special non-working holiday in the Philippines, "to enable the people to properly exercise their right to vote". (full story)    
  • Philippines Declare May 9 Electoral Public Holiday
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed Proclamation No. 1357 declaring Monday, May 9, 2022, as a special non-working holiday in the Philippines, "to enable the people to properly exercise their right to vote".    

May 4, 2022

  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Extremadura 2023 Public Holidays Draft
    Source: Diario Oficial de Extremadura (DOE). The Ministry of Education and Employment of Spain's Autonomous Region of Extremadura has issued a draft decree for its annual list of regional public holidays for the calendar year 2023 (Calendario Laboral 2023). (full story)    
  • Extremadura 2023 Public Holidays Draft
    Source: Diario Oficial de Extremadura (DOE). The Ministry of Education and Employment of Spain's Autonomous Region of Extremadura has issued a draft decree for its annual list of regional public holidays for the calendar year 2023 (Calendario Laboral 2023).    

May 3, 2022

  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Andalucia 2023 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Andalucía has announced the list of annual non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2023 ("calendario de fiestas laborales en Andalucía correspondiente al año 2023"). (full story)    
  • Andalucia 2023 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Andalucía has announced the list of annual non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2023 ("calendario de fiestas laborales en Andalucía correspondiente al año 2023").    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • País Vasco 2023 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial del País Vasco (BOPV). The executive of Spain's Basque autonomous region (País Vasco) has announced its calendar of official regional public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2023 (calendario laboral). (full story)    
  • País Vasco 2023 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial del País Vasco (BOPV). The executive of Spain's Basque autonomous region (País Vasco) has announced its calendar of official regional public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2023 (calendario laboral).    
  • Paraguay
  • Paraguay
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  • Paraguay Decides Not To Move May 15 Public Holiday
    Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción). The Paraguayan Minister of Tourism, Sofía Afara, has announced that the government had decided not to follow the recent recommendation by the National Secretariat of Tourism (Senatur), to move the upcoming May 15 public holiday to Monday, May 16, 2022, due to both the May 14 and 15 annual public holiday falling on a weekend in 2022. (full story)    
  • Paraguay Decides Not To Move May 15 Public Holiday
    Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción). The Paraguayan Minister of Tourism, Sofía Afara, has announced that the government had decided not to follow the recent recommendation by the National Secretariat of Tourism (Senatur), to move the upcoming May 15 public holiday to Monday, May 16, 2022, due to both the May 14 and 15 annual public holiday falling on a weekend in 2022.    

May 2, 2022

  • Cameroon
  • Cameroon
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  • Cameroon Declares May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: Présidence de la République du Cameroun (Yaoundé). Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, has issued the decree 0317 declaring Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as a public holiday in the Cameroon on account of the day in lieu for the Labour Day public holiday and the 2022 End of Ramadan public holiday falling on the same date, May 2nd. (full story)    
  • Cameroon Declares May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: Présidence de la République du Cameroun (Yaoundé). Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, has issued the decree 0317 declaring Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as a public holiday in the Cameroon on account of the day in lieu for the Labour Day public holiday and the 2022 End of Ramadan public holiday falling on the same date, May 2nd.    
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
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  • Kenya Rules-Out Cancellation Of May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i, has confirmed that the previously-declared public holiday on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, for the Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan), would not be canceled or moved, despite yesterday's announcement by Chief Kadhi Ahmed Muhdar, that Eid-Ul-Fir would be celebrated on Monday, May 2, following the sighting of the moon. (full story)    
  • Kenya Rules-Out Cancellation Of May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i, has confirmed that the previously-declared public holiday on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, for the Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan), would not be canceled or moved, despite yesterday's announcement by Chief Kadhi Ahmed Muhdar, that Eid-Ul-Fir would be celebrated on Monday, May 2, following the sighting of the moon.    
  • India
  • India
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  • Kerala Moves Eid-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday To May 3rd
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Kerala has issued a Government vide Order, which declares Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as the Kerala public holiday for the upcoming Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan). (full story)    
  • Kerala Moves Eid-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday To May 3rd
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Kerala has issued a Government vide Order, which declares Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as the Kerala public holiday for the upcoming Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).    
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
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  • Mauritius Declares May 3rd Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' Jummah Mosque has announced that the new Moon's crescent had been sighted earlier tonight and therefore that Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, would be the date of the 2022 Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday in Mauritius. (full story)    
  • Mauritius Declares May 3rd Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' Jummah Mosque has announced that the new Moon's crescent had been sighted earlier tonight and therefore that Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, would be the date of the 2022 Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday in Mauritius.    
  • Mayotte
  • Mayotte
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  • Mayotte Aid El-Fitr Public Holiday May 3rd
    Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte (Mamoudzou). The French department of Mayotte has announced that Tuesday, May 3, 2022, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Mayotte on the occasion of the upcoming Aid El-Fitr (End of Ramadan). (full story)    
  • Mayotte Aid El-Fitr Public Holiday May 3rd
    Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte (Mamoudzou). The French department of Mayotte has announced that Tuesday, May 3, 2022, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Mayotte on the occasion of the upcoming Aid El-Fitr (End of Ramadan).    
  • Nepal
  • Nepal
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  • Nepal Declares May 3rd Eid-al-Fitr Public Holiday
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). A spokesperson of the Government of Nepal has announced that the Cabinet had decided to declare a public holiday on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, on the occasion of the Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan). (full story)    
  • Nepal Declares May 3rd Eid-al-Fitr Public Holiday
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). A spokesperson of the Government of Nepal has announced that the Cabinet had decided to declare a public holiday on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, on the occasion of the Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan).    
  • Qatar
  • Qatar
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  • Qatar 2022 Announced Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA). Qatar's Ministry of Labour has announced that the upcoming Eid al-Fitr public holidays for the Qatari private sector would last for 3 days, from May 2 to 4, 2022. (full story)    
  • Qatar 2022 Announced Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA). Qatar's Ministry of Labour has announced that the upcoming Eid al-Fitr public holidays for the Qatari private sector would last for 3 days, from May 2 to 4, 2022.    

May 1, 2022

  • Brunei
  • Brunei
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  • Brunei Darussalam Hari Raya 2022 Public Holiday On May 2nd
    Source: Brunei Information Department (Prime Minister's Office). The Information Department of Brunei Darussalam's Prime Minister's Office has announced that the public holiday for the End of Ramadan in Brunei Darussalam would be observed on Monday, May 2nd, 2022, "as the hilal or new moon was sighted at one or more vantage points this evening". (full story)    
  • Brunei Darussalam Hari Raya 2022 Public Holiday On May 2nd
    Source: Brunei Information Department (Prime Minister's Office). The Information Department of Brunei Darussalam's Prime Minister's Office has announced that the public holiday for the End of Ramadan in Brunei Darussalam would be observed on Monday, May 2nd, 2022, "as the hilal or new moon was sighted at one or more vantage points this evening".    
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burkina Faso
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  • Burkina Faso End of Ramadan 2022 Public Holiday May 2nd
    Source: Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou). The Fédération des associations islamiques du Burkina (FAIB) has announced that the new Moon of the month of Shawwal had been sighted tonight in the localities of Kantchari, Bobo, Batié, Sebba, Ouahigouya, Dori, and Bittou, and therefore that the upcoming Korité public holiday, marking the end of the month of Ramadan, would be observed on Monday, May 2, 2022, in the Burkina Faso. (full story)    
  • Burkina Faso End of Ramadan 2022 Public Holiday May 2nd
    Source: Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou). The Fédération des associations islamiques du Burkina (FAIB) has announced that the new Moon of the month of Shawwal had been sighted tonight in the localities of Kantchari, Bobo, Batié, Sebba, Ouahigouya, Dori, and Bittou, and therefore that the upcoming Korité public holiday, marking the end of the month of Ramadan, would be observed on Monday, May 2, 2022, in the Burkina Faso.    
  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
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  • Indonesia Declares 2022 First Of Shawwal On May 2nd
    Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta). The Indonesian Minister of Religion, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, has announced that following tonight's Isbat session held at the Ministry of Religion Office has decided that the first day of the month of Shawwal, marking the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr 1443 AH, would be tomorrow ("The Isbat session unanimously determined that 1 Shawwal 1443 H falls on Monday, May 2 2022"). (full story)    
  • Indonesia Declares 2022 First Of Shawwal On May 2nd
    Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta). The Indonesian Minister of Religion, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, has announced that following tonight's Isbat session held at the Ministry of Religion Office has decided that the first day of the month of Shawwal, marking the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr 1443 AH, would be tomorrow ("The Isbat session unanimously determined that 1 Shawwal 1443 H falls on Monday, May 2 2022").    
  • Iran
  • Iran
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  • Iranian Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays May 3-4
    Source: Islamic Republic News Agency (Tehran). The office of the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be Tuesday, May 3, 2022. (full story)    
  • Iranian Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays May 3-4
    Source: Islamic Republic News Agency (Tehran). The office of the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be Tuesday, May 3, 2022.    
  • India
  • India
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  • Karnataka Moves Eid-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday To May 2nd
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Karnataka has issued a Government vide Order, which moves the previously-declared date of Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Monday, May 2nd, 2022, for the Kerala public holiday for the upcoming Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan). (full story)    
  • Karnataka Moves Eid-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday To May 2nd
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Karnataka has issued a Government vide Order, which moves the previously-declared date of Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Monday, May 2nd, 2022, for the Kerala public holiday for the upcoming Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).    
  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
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  • Malaysia Moves End of Ramadan Public Holiday To May 2nd
    Source: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim). Earlier tonight, Malaysia's Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal, Syed Danial Syed Ahmad, announced that Muslims in Malaysia would celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the End of Ramadan, on Monday, May 2nd, 2022, instead of the previously announced date of Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022. (full story)    
  • Malaysia Moves End of Ramadan Public Holiday To May 2nd
    Source: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim). Earlier tonight, Malaysia's Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal, Syed Danial Syed Ahmad, announced that Muslims in Malaysia would celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the End of Ramadan, on Monday, May 2nd, 2022, instead of the previously announced date of Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022.    
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritania
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  • Mauritania Extends End of Ramadan Public Holidays
    Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie (Noakchott). Maurtitania's Présidence de la République issued a decree declaring Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as a non-working public holiday in Mauritania ("Par décret en date de ce jour 1 Mai 2022, la journée du mardi, lendemain de la fête d'El Fitr sera fériée, chômée et payée"). (full story)    
  • Mauritania Extends End of Ramadan Public Holidays
    Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie (Noakchott). Maurtitania's Présidence de la République issued a decree declaring Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as a non-working public holiday in Mauritania ("Par décret en date de ce jour 1 Mai 2022, la journée du mardi, lendemain de la fête d'El Fitr sera fériée, chômée et payée").    
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
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  • Morocco End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 2nd
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques of the government of Morocco has announced that it had succeeded in observing the crescent Moon of Shaoual and therefore that Monday, May 2, 2022, would be the date of the End of Ramadan or Aïd al-Fitr public holiday in Morocco. (full story)    
  • Morocco End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 2nd
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques of the government of Morocco has announced that it had succeeded in observing the crescent Moon of Shaoual and therefore that Monday, May 2, 2022, would be the date of the End of Ramadan or Aïd al-Fitr public holiday in Morocco.    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
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  • Philippines Declares May 3rd End of Ramadan Public Holiday
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Malacañang's Executive Secretary, Salvador Medialdea, has announced Proclamation 1356, which will declare Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as a public holiday in the Philippines, in accordance with Republic Act 9177, following the declaration by Bangsamoro Darul-Ifta’, the Islamic religious authority in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), on account of the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines. (full story)    
  • Philippines Declares May 3rd End of Ramadan Public Holiday
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Malacañang's Executive Secretary, Salvador Medialdea, has announced Proclamation 1356, which will declare Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as a public holiday in the Philippines, in accordance with Republic Act 9177, following the declaration by Bangsamoro Darul-Ifta’, the Islamic religious authority in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), on account of the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines.    
  • Singapore
  • Singapore
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  • Singapore's MUIS Justifies May 3rd Hari Raya Aidilfitri Date
    Source: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS). Singapore Mufti Nazirudin Mohd Nasir, the Republic's top Islamic leader, has explained the reason why the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday of Singapore (also known as Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Raya Aidilfitri) will be observed on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, while neighboring countries, such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei are observing it on Monday, May 2nd, 2022 (as was also announced initially in Singapore). (full story)    
  • Singapore's MUIS Justifies May 3rd Hari Raya Aidilfitri Date
    Source: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS). Singapore Mufti Nazirudin Mohd Nasir, the Republic's top Islamic leader, has explained the reason why the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday of Singapore (also known as Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Raya Aidilfitri) will be observed on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, while neighboring countries, such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei are observing it on Monday, May 2nd, 2022 (as was also announced initially in Singapore).