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October 21, 2021 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • British Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
  • full story
  • British Virgin Islands Updates 2021 Public Holidays
    Source: Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Office of the Deputy Governor of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, has released yet another announcement containing the updated list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, for the remainder of the year ("The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year"). (full story)    
  • British Virgin Islands Updates 2021 Public Holidays
    Source: Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Office of the Deputy Governor of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, has released yet another announcement containing the updated list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, for the remainder of the year ("The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year").    
  • Singapore
  • Singapore
  • full story
  • Singapore Amends List Of 2022 Public Holidays
    Source: Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released an amended list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in the calendar year 2022, following the decision by MUIS (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura) to move the 2 Muslim public holidays of Singapore in 2022. (full story)    
  • Singapore Amends List Of 2022 Public Holidays
    Source: Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released an amended list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in the calendar year 2022, following the decision by MUIS (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura) to move the 2 Muslim public holidays of Singapore in 2022.    

October 20, 2021

  • Russia
  • Russia
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  • Russian Covid Public Holidays October 30-November 7
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree declaring paid non-working days from October 30 to November 7, 2021 ("I order to declare non-working days with preservation of employees’ salaries from October 30 to November 7, 2021, in order to prevent the further spread of novel coronavirus infections."). (full story)    
  • Russian Covid Public Holidays October 30-November 7
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree declaring paid non-working days from October 30 to November 7, 2021 ("I order to declare non-working days with preservation of employees’ salaries from October 30 to November 7, 2021, in order to prevent the further spread of novel coronavirus infections.").    

October 18, 2021

  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
  • full story
  • Venezuelan 2022 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2022 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2022. (full story)    
  • Venezuelan 2022 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2022 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2022.    

October 17, 2021

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • full story
  • Algerian Mawlid Ennabawi Public Holiday October 19
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la réforme administrative has announced that Tuesday, October 19, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual Mawlid Ennabawi (the Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Algeria. (full story)    
  • Algerian Mawlid Ennabawi Public Holiday October 19
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la réforme administrative has announced that Tuesday, October 19, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual Mawlid Ennabawi (the Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Algeria.    

October 16, 2021

  • Gambia
  • Gambia
  • full story
  • Gambia Maulud Nabi Public Holiday October 19
    Source: The Statehouse of the Republic of The Gambia (Banjul). The Office of the President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has announced that he had declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as a public holiday throughout the Gambia in honour of "Maulud-nabi", locally called "World Gamo" (sic) to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. (full story)    
  • Gambia Maulud Nabi Public Holiday October 19
    Source: The Statehouse of the Republic of The Gambia (Banjul). The Office of the President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has announced that he had declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as a public holiday throughout the Gambia in honour of "Maulud-nabi", locally called "World Gamo" (sic) to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad.    

October 15, 2021

  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
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  • Pakistan Eid Milad-un-Nabi Bank Holiday October 19
    Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has declared a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, on the occasion of the annual Prophet's Birthday Pakistani bank holiday. (full story)    
  • Pakistan Eid Milad-un-Nabi Bank Holiday October 19
    Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has declared a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, on the occasion of the annual Prophet's Birthday Pakistani bank holiday.    
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
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  • Sierra Leone 2021 Eid-el-Maulud Public Holiday October 18
    Source: State House Press Secretariat (Freetown). The government of Sierra Leone has declared Monday, October 18, 2021, as a public holiday in Sierra Leone, in observance of the upcoming Eid-el-Maulud (the Prophet's Birthday). (full story)    
  • Sierra Leone 2021 Eid-el-Maulud Public Holiday October 18
    Source: State House Press Secretariat (Freetown). The government of Sierra Leone has declared Monday, October 18, 2021, as a public holiday in Sierra Leone, in observance of the upcoming Eid-el-Maulud (the Prophet's Birthday).    
  • Tunisia
  • Tunisia
  • full story
  • Tunisia 2021 Prophet Public Holiday October 18
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The présidence du gouvernement of Tunisia has announced that the date for the upcoming fête du Mouled (the Prophet's Birthday) annual non-working public holiday of Tunisia, would be Tuesday, October 18, 2021. (full story)    
  • Tunisia 2021 Prophet Public Holiday October 18
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The présidence du gouvernement of Tunisia has announced that the date for the upcoming fête du Mouled (the Prophet's Birthday) annual non-working public holiday of Tunisia, would be Tuesday, October 18, 2021.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Valencia 2022 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia). The Conselleria de Economía Sostenible, Sectores Productivos, Comercio y Trabajo has gazetted the recently-announced official calendar of 2022 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia. (full story)    
  • Valencia 2022 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia). The Conselleria de Economía Sostenible, Sectores Productivos, Comercio y Trabajo has gazetted the recently-announced official calendar of 2022 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia.    

October 14, 2021

  • Bénin
  • Bénin
  • full story
  • Benin Maouloud Public Holiday October 18
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Victorin V. Honvoh, the Chief of Staff of Benin's Minister of Labour and Social Security, Adidjatou Mathys, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Monday, October 18, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Maouloud feast celebrating the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed, and related annual non-working public holiday. (full story)    
  • Benin Maouloud Public Holiday October 18
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Victorin V. Honvoh, the Chief of Staff of Benin's Minister of Labour and Social Security, Adidjatou Mathys, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Monday, October 18, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Maouloud feast celebrating the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed, and related annual non-working public holiday.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • Lakshadweep Moves Prophet Birthday Public Holiday To October 19
    Source: Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti). The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has released the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2018-Genl./2003 which moves the date of the upcoming Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet) public holiday from Monday, October 18, to Tuesday, October 19, 2021 ("The Administrator of Union Territory of Lakshadweep to declare 19.10.2021 (Tuesday) as closed holiday instead of 18.10.2021(Monday)."). (full story)    
  • Lakshadweep Moves Prophet Birthday Public Holiday To October 19
    Source: Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti). The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has released the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2018-Genl./2003 which moves the date of the upcoming Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet) public holiday from Monday, October 18, to Tuesday, October 19, 2021 ("The Administrator of Union Territory of Lakshadweep to declare 19.10.2021 (Tuesday) as closed holiday instead of 18.10.2021(Monday).").    
  • Macedonia
  • Macedonia
  • full story
  • Macedonian 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Macedonia (Skopje). Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Macedonia and Macedonian bank holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2022 ("Programa na nerabotni denovi za 2022 godina" - Програма на неработни денови за 2022 година). (full story)    
  • Macedonian 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Macedonia (Skopje). Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Macedonia and Macedonian bank holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2022 ("Programa na nerabotni denovi za 2022 godina" - Програма на неработни денови за 2022 година).    

October 13, 2021

  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • full story
  • Ivory Coast Maouloud Public Holiday October 18
    Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan). The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, October 18, 2021, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming 2021 Prophet's Birthday (Maouloud). (full story)    
  • Ivory Coast Maouloud Public Holiday October 18
    Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan). The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, October 18, 2021, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming 2021 Prophet's Birthday (Maouloud).    
  • Palau
  • Palau
  • full story
  • Palau United Nations Day 2021 Public Holiday
    Source: Palau Government (Koror). The government of Palau has announced that Sunday, October 24, 2021, would be the date of the annual non-working public holiday in Palau on account of the upcoming United Nations Day non-working public holiday in Palau. (full story)    
  • Palau United Nations Day 2021 Public Holiday
    Source: Palau Government (Koror). The government of Palau has announced that Sunday, October 24, 2021, would be the date of the annual non-working public holiday in Palau on account of the upcoming United Nations Day non-working public holiday in Palau.    

October 12, 2021

  • Jordan
  • Jordan
  • full story
  • Jordan Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday October 19
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister, Bisher Khasawneh, has issued a communiqué declaring a non-working public holiday in Jordan on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, to observe observe a public holiday marking Prophet Mohammad’s birthday. (full story)    
  • Jordan Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday October 19
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister, Bisher Khasawneh, has issued a communiqué declaring a non-working public holiday in Jordan on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, to observe observe a public holiday marking Prophet Mohammad’s birthday.    
  • Oman
  • Oman
  • full story
  • Oman Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday October 19 For Public And Private Sectors
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). The Ministry of Information of the Sultanate of Oman has announced the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday for the Prophet's birthday, as Tuesday, October 19, 2021, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman. (full story)    
  • Oman Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday October 19 For Public And Private Sectors
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). The Ministry of Information of the Sultanate of Oman has announced the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday for the Prophet's birthday, as Tuesday, October 19, 2021, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman.    
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • full story
  • South Africa Declares November 1st Public Holiday For Local Government Election
    Source: South African Government Communication and Information System (GCIS). South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has declared Monday, November 1st, 2021, as a public holiday in South Africa, on account of the local government election being held on that date. (full story)    
  • South Africa Declares November 1st Public Holiday For Local Government Election
    Source: South African Government Communication and Information System (GCIS). South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has declared Monday, November 1st, 2021, as a public holiday in South Africa, on account of the local government election being held on that date.    

October 11, 2021

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kazakhstan
  • full story
  • Kazakhstan 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana). The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, has announced amendments to the list of 2022 public holidays in Kazakhstan, "in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 85 of the Labor Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan and for the rational use of working time". (full story)    
  • Kazakhstan 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana). The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, has announced amendments to the list of 2022 public holidays in Kazakhstan, "in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 85 of the Labor Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan and for the rational use of working time".    
  • Uzbekistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • full story
  • Uzbekistan Considering Day In Lieu Public Holidays
    Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent). Representatives of the UzLiDeP faction of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan have approved an amendment to the Labor Code of Uzbekistan, whereby public holidays that fall on a Sunday would give rise to a day in lieu public holiday on the following Monday, "to create convenience for many people". (full story)    
  • Uzbekistan Considering Day In Lieu Public Holidays
    Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent). Representatives of the UzLiDeP faction of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan have approved an amendment to the Labor Code of Uzbekistan, whereby public holidays that fall on a Sunday would give rise to a day in lieu public holiday on the following Monday, "to create convenience for many people".    

October 10, 2021

  • Romania
  • Romania
  • full story
  • Romanian 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Mediafax (Bucharest). The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale) for the upcoming calendar year 2022. (full story)    
  • Romanian 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Mediafax (Bucharest). The Government of Romania has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Romania (zile libere si sarbatorile oficiale) for the upcoming calendar year 2022.    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • full story
  • UAE 2021 Prophet’s Birthday Public Holidays
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE's Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that the upcoming public sector holiday for federal government employees in the UAE on account of the Milad Al Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) would be observed on Thursday, October 21, 2021. (full story)    
  • UAE 2021 Prophet’s Birthday Public Holidays
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE's Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that the upcoming public sector holiday for federal government employees in the UAE on account of the Milad Al Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) would be observed on Thursday, October 21, 2021.    

October 9, 2021

  • Brunei
  • Brunei
  • full story
  • Brunei Darussalam 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Brunei Information Department (Prime Minister's Office). The Information Department of Brunei Darussalam's Prime Minister's Office has released a list of official bank holidays and public holidays in Brunei Darussalam during the calendar year 2022 in the Surat Keliling Jabatan Perdana Menteri Bil 10/2022 Negara Brunei Darussalam Hari-Hari Kelepasan Awam Tahun 2022. (full story)    
  • Brunei Darussalam 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Brunei Information Department (Prime Minister's Office). The Information Department of Brunei Darussalam's Prime Minister's Office has released a list of official bank holidays and public holidays in Brunei Darussalam during the calendar year 2022 in the Surat Keliling Jabatan Perdana Menteri Bil 10/2022 Negara Brunei Darussalam Hari-Hari Kelepasan Awam Tahun 2022.    
  • Fiji
  • Fiji
  • full story
  • Fiji Rules-Out October 11 Fiji Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministry of Information (Suva). Fiji's Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, has issued a pointed reminder to the opposition, that "The law has been clear. It has been like this for decades. That you celebrate Fiji Day on the day it falls and that has always been the case." and therefore that the upcoming Fiji Day public holiday would be observed on Sunday, October 10, 2021. (full story)    
  • Fiji Rules-Out October 11 Fiji Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministry of Information (Suva). Fiji's Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, has issued a pointed reminder to the opposition, that "The law has been clear. It has been like this for decades. That you celebrate Fiji Day on the day it falls and that has always been the case." and therefore that the upcoming Fiji Day public holiday would be observed on Sunday, October 10, 2021.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Valencia 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia). The Plenary Session of the Consell of the Generalitat Valenciana has approved the decree listing the regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia for the upcoming calendar 2022 ("decreto por el que se regula el calendario laboral de aplicación en el ámbito territorial de la Comunitat Valenciana para el año 2022"). (full story)    
  • Valencia 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia). The Plenary Session of the Consell of the Generalitat Valenciana has approved the decree listing the regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia for the upcoming calendar 2022 ("decreto por el que se regula el calendario laboral de aplicación en el ámbito territorial de la Comunitat Valenciana para el año 2022").    

October 8, 2021

  • Bermuda
  • Bermuda
  • full story
  • Bermuda Governor Signs Flora Duffy Public Holiday Proclamation
    Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton). The Governor of Bermuda, Rena Lalgie, has signed the proclamation declaring Monday, October 18, 2021, a public holiday in honour of Flora Duffy, Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist. (full story)    
  • Bermuda Governor Signs Flora Duffy Public Holiday Proclamation
    Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton). The Governor of Bermuda, Rena Lalgie, has signed the proclamation declaring Monday, October 18, 2021, a public holiday in honour of Flora Duffy, Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist.    
  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
  • full story
  • Bolivian Half-Day Public Holiday For Women's Day In 2021
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Director General of Labor, Arturo Alessandri, has issued a communique announcing that there would be a half-day public holiday for Bolivian women on Monday, October 11, 2021, on account of Bolivian Women's Day Día de la Mujer Boliviana. (full story)    
  • Bolivian Half-Day Public Holiday For Women's Day In 2021
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Director General of Labor, Arturo Alessandri, has issued a communique announcing that there would be a half-day public holiday for Bolivian women on Monday, October 11, 2021, on account of Bolivian Women's Day Día de la Mujer Boliviana.    
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
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  • Morocco 2021 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays October 19-20
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The Government of Morocco, through its ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques, has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2021 Aid Al Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Morocco, as beginning on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 ("l'Aïd Al Mawlid Annabawi sera célébré mardi 19 octobre 2021"). (full story)    
  • Morocco 2021 Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays October 19-20
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The Government of Morocco, through its ministère des Habous et des affaires islamiques, has confirmed its previously-announced date for the upcoming 2021 Aid Al Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Morocco, as beginning on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 ("l'Aïd Al Mawlid Annabawi sera célébré mardi 19 octobre 2021").    
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
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  • Pakistan Eid Milad un Nabi Public Holiday October 19
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). Pakistan's Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman, Maulana Abdul Khabair Azad, has confirmed that the Rabiul Awwal moon has been sighted and therefore that the upcoming Eid Milad un Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday would be observed on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in Pakistan. (full story)    
  • Pakistan Eid Milad un Nabi Public Holiday October 19
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). Pakistan's Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman, Maulana Abdul Khabair Azad, has confirmed that the Rabiul Awwal moon has been sighted and therefore that the upcoming Eid Milad un Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday would be observed on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in Pakistan.    
  • Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
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  • Vanuatu Malampa Public Holidays October 10-11
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The President of Vanuatu, acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, has declared Monday, October 11, 2021, as a day in lieu public holiday for the people of the Malampa Province, on account of the annual Malampa Day public holiday falling on a Sunday in 2021. (full story)    
  • Vanuatu Malampa Public Holidays October 10-11
    Source: Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila). The President of Vanuatu, acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, has declared Monday, October 11, 2021, as a day in lieu public holiday for the people of the Malampa Province, on account of the annual Malampa Day public holiday falling on a Sunday in 2021.    
  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday October 12
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario - Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector), has announced that Tuesday, October 12, 2021, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual Day of the Indigenous Resistance bank holiday and public holiday of Venezuela. (full story)    
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday October 12
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario - Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector), has announced that Tuesday, October 12, 2021, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual Day of the Indigenous Resistance bank holiday and public holiday of Venezuela.    

October 7, 2021

  • Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh
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  • Bangladesh Eid-e-Miladunnabi Public Holiday October 20
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Bangladesh's National Moon Sighting Committee has announced that the the date of the upcoming Eid-e-Miladunnabi (the Prophet's Birthday), and related public holiday of Bangladesh, had been set as Wednesday, October 20, 2021. (full story)    
  • Bangladesh Eid-e-Miladunnabi Public Holiday October 20
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Bangladesh's National Moon Sighting Committee has announced that the the date of the upcoming Eid-e-Miladunnabi (the Prophet's Birthday), and related public holiday of Bangladesh, had been set as Wednesday, October 20, 2021.    
  • British Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
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  • British Virgin Islands Confirms Public Holidays For The Remainder Of 2021
    Source: Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Communications Officer at the Deputy Governor's Office of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, Temulji Hughes, has released an announcement containing the updated list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, for the remainder of the year ("The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year"). (full story)    
  • British Virgin Islands Confirms Public Holidays For The Remainder Of 2021
    Source: Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Communications Officer at the Deputy Governor's Office of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, Temulji Hughes, has released an announcement containing the updated list of 2021 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands, for the remainder of the year ("The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year").    
  • Guyana
  • Guyana
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  • Guyana Youmun Nabi Public Holiday October 29
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). Earlier this morning, the government of Guyana published its Gazette Extraordinary 217/2021-2589, which declares the date of the upcoming Youmun Nabi, birth anniversary of the Prophet, public holiday in Guyana, on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. (full story)    
  • Guyana Youmun Nabi Public Holiday October 29
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). Earlier this morning, the government of Guyana published its Gazette Extraordinary 217/2021-2589, which declares the date of the upcoming Youmun Nabi, birth anniversary of the Prophet, public holiday in Guyana, on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.    
  • Peru
  • Peru
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  • Peru Declares 6 Additional Public Holidays For The Remainder of 2021
    Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima). The Peruvian President of the Republic, José Pedro Castillo Terrones, signed the decree D.S. N° 161-2021-PCM ("Decreto Supremo que declara días no laborables en el sector público a nivel nacional") which adds 6 new public sector holidays to the list of 2021 public holidays of Peru. (full story)    
  • Peru Declares 6 Additional Public Holidays For The Remainder of 2021
    Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima). The Peruvian President of the Republic, José Pedro Castillo Terrones, signed the decree D.S. N° 161-2021-PCM ("Decreto Supremo que declara días no laborables en el sector público a nivel nacional") which adds 6 new public sector holidays to the list of 2021 public holidays of Peru.    
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trinidad and Tobago
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali 2021 Public Holiday November 4
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The President of Trinidad and Tobago, Paula-Mae Weekes, has declared Thursday, November 4, 2021, as a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2021 Divali public holiday. (full story)    
  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali 2021 Public Holiday November 4
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The President of Trinidad and Tobago, Paula-Mae Weekes, has declared Thursday, November 4, 2021, as a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2021 Divali public holiday.    

October 6, 2021

  • Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan
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  • Azerbaijan Considers Renaming May and October Public Holidays
    Source: Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku). Azerbaijan's parliamentary committee on legal policy and state-building is considering amendments to the bill "on Independence Day", whereby the May 28, Republic Day public holiday, would be renamed as Independence Day, while the annual Day of State Independence working holiday would be renamed as the Day of Restoration of Independence. (full story)    
  • Azerbaijan Considers Renaming May and October Public Holidays
    Source: Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku). Azerbaijan's parliamentary committee on legal policy and state-building is considering amendments to the bill "on Independence Day", whereby the May 28, Republic Day public holiday, would be renamed as Independence Day, while the annual Day of State Independence working holiday would be renamed as the Day of Restoration of Independence.    
  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
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  • Indonesia Confirms October 19 Is Not A Public Public Holiday
    Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta). The Director General of Islamic Affairs of Indonesia's Religious Affairs Ministry, Kamaruddin Amin, has issued a statement reminding the public that the upcoming public holiday for the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, would not be observed on October 19, 2021, as most printed calendars in Indonesia are currently showing. (full story)    
  • Indonesia Confirms October 19 Is Not A Public Public Holiday
    Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta). The Director General of Islamic Affairs of Indonesia's Religious Affairs Ministry, Kamaruddin Amin, has issued a statement reminding the public that the upcoming public holiday for the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, would not be observed on October 19, 2021, as most printed calendars in Indonesia are currently showing.    
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
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  • Kenya Moves Utamaduni Public Holiday To October 11
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Fred Matiangi, has announced that Monday, October 11, 2021, would be a public holiday in Kenya, to celebrate Utamaduni Day ("In line with the provisions of Section 2 and 4 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 110), it is confirmed that October 11 will be a public holiday by dint of Utamaduni Day falling on Sunday October 10"). (full story)    
  • Kenya Moves Utamaduni Public Holiday To October 11
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Fred Matiangi, has announced that Monday, October 11, 2021, would be a public holiday in Kenya, to celebrate Utamaduni Day ("In line with the provisions of Section 2 and 4 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 110), it is confirmed that October 11 will be a public holiday by dint of Utamaduni Day falling on Sunday October 10").