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May 14, 2021 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Congo (DRC)
  • Congo (DRC)
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday May 17
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The Ministère de l'emploi, travail et prévoyance sociale of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has announced that Monday, May 17, 2021, had been declared a public holiday in the RDC. (full story)    
  • DR Congo Public Holiday May 17
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The Ministère de l'emploi, travail et prévoyance sociale of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has announced that Monday, May 17, 2021, had been declared a public holiday in the RDC.    

May 13, 2021

  • Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh
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  • Bangladesh Eid-ul-Fitr May 14
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Bangladesh's National Moon-Sighting Committee has announced that the Shawwal moon had not been sighted in Bangladesh, last night, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Fitr religious festivals marking the end of Ramadan would be celebrated in Bangladesh on Friday, May 14, 2021. (full story)    
  • Bangladesh Eid-ul-Fitr May 14
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Bangladesh's National Moon-Sighting Committee has announced that the Shawwal moon had not been sighted in Bangladesh, last night, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Fitr religious festivals marking the end of Ramadan would be celebrated in Bangladesh on Friday, May 14, 2021.    
  • Liberia
  • Liberia
  • full story
  • Liberian Unification Day Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia). The President of the Republic of Liberia, George Manneh Weah, has issued a Proclamation declaring Friday, May 14, 2021, as the National Unification Day non-working public holiday to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as a national holiday. (full story)    
  • Liberian Unification Day Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia). The President of the Republic of Liberia, George Manneh Weah, has issued a Proclamation declaring Friday, May 14, 2021, as the National Unification Day non-working public holiday to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as a national holiday.    
  • Maldives
  • Maldives
  • full story
  • Maldives 2021 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays Extended Until May 22
    Source: Maldives Department of Information (Male). Maldives President, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, has announced that the current Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public sector holidays would be extended from May 15-22, 2021. (full story)    
  • Maldives 2021 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays Extended Until May 22
    Source: Maldives Department of Information (Male). Maldives President, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, has announced that the current Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public sector holidays would be extended from May 15-22, 2021.    
  • Mayotte
  • Mayotte
  • full story
  • Mayotte Aid El-Fitr Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte (Mamoudzou). The French department of Mayotte has announced that Friday, May 14, 2021, 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 14
    Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte (Mamoudzou). The French department of Mayotte has announced that Friday, May 14, 2021, 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).    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Murcia 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dirección General de Trabajode la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia (Murcia). The Consejo de Gobierno of Spain's autonomous region of La Murcia, on the recommendation of its Consejería de Empresa, Empleo, Universidades y Portavocía, has approved the annual calendar of official non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2022. (full story)    
  • Murcia 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dirección General de Trabajode la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia (Murcia). The Consejo de Gobierno of Spain's autonomous region of La Murcia, on the recommendation of its Consejería de Empresa, Empleo, Universidades y Portavocía, has approved the annual calendar of official non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2022.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Navarra 2022 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de Navarra (BON). The Directora General de la Politica Económica y Empresarial y Trabajo de Navarra has gazetted the annual 2022 calendario laboral which lists the dates of the non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Navarra for the calendar year 2021 (Boletín Número 111 - Página 6109). (full story)    
  • Navarra 2022 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de Navarra (BON). The Directora General de la Politica Económica y Empresarial y Trabajo de Navarra has gazetted the annual 2022 calendario laboral which lists the dates of the non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Navarra for the calendar year 2021 (Boletín Número 111 - Página 6109).    

May 12, 2021

  • Argentina
  • Argentina
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  • Argentina Moves May 24 Public Holiday To August
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires). After days of rumours, there has been an official confirmation that the May 24, 2021, feriados con fines turísticos, established in the decree 947/2020, would be moved to Friday, August 13, 2021, to avoid a 4-day weekend during a peak of the current pandemic. (full story)    
  • Argentina Moves May 24 Public Holiday To August
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires). After days of rumours, there has been an official confirmation that the May 24, 2021, feriados con fines turísticos, established in the decree 947/2020, would be moved to Friday, August 13, 2021, to avoid a 4-day weekend during a peak of the current pandemic.    
  • Cameroon
  • Cameroon
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  • Cameroon Public Holidays May 13-14
    Source: Présidence de la République du Cameroun (Yaoundé). Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, has issued the decree 0434 declaring Friday, May 14, 2021, as a public holiday in the Cameroon ("le Président de la République a décrété le vendredi 14 mai 2021, jour férié et chômé sur l’étendue du territoire"). (full story)    
  • Cameroon Public Holidays May 13-14
    Source: Présidence de la République du Cameroun (Yaoundé). Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, has issued the decree 0434 declaring Friday, May 14, 2021, as a public holiday in the Cameroon ("le Président de la République a décrété le vendredi 14 mai 2021, jour férié et chômé sur l’étendue du territoire").    
  • Chad
  • Chad
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  • Chad Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). Chad's new Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de l’Emploi et de la Concertation Sociale, Brah Mahamat, has issued a communiqué declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday. (full story)    
  • Chad Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). Chad's new Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de l’Emploi et de la Concertation Sociale, Brah Mahamat, has issued a communiqué declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday.    
  • Congo (Republic)
  • Congo (Republic)
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  • Congo Brazzaville Public Holidays May 13-14
    Source: Conseil des Ministres de la République du Congo (Brazzaville). The vice premier-ministre en charge de la Fonction publique, de la réforme de l’État, du travail et de la sécurité sociale of the Republic of the Congo (aka. Congo Brazzaville), has released a communique declaring Friday, May 14, 2021, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Congo Brazzaville. (full story)    
  • Congo Brazzaville Public Holidays May 13-14
    Source: Conseil des Ministres de la République du Congo (Brazzaville). The vice premier-ministre en charge de la Fonction publique, de la réforme de l’État, du travail et de la sécurité sociale of the Republic of the Congo (aka. Congo Brazzaville), has released a communique declaring Friday, May 14, 2021, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Congo Brazzaville.    
  • Gabon
  • Gabon
  • full story
  • Gabonese Eid al Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre en charge du travail, Madeleine Edmée Berre, has released a communique declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday for the Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) in the Gabon, as per the terms of the "décret 00727/PR /MTEFP du 29 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés en République Gabonaise". (full story)    
  • Gabonese Eid al Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre en charge du travail, Madeleine Edmée Berre, has released a communique declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday for the Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) in the Gabon, as per the terms of the "décret 00727/PR /MTEFP du 29 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés en République Gabonaise".    
  • Madagascar
  • Madagascar
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  • Madagascar 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo). Madagascar's ministère du Travail, de l’emploi, de la fonction publique, has announced that the government of Madagascar, on the recommendation of the Fikambanana Silamo Malagasy association, had decided that the date of the upcoming 2021 End of Ramadan public holiday in Madagascar would be Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("le 13 Mai est un jour férié, chômé et payé partout dans le territoire de Madagascar"). (full story)    
  • Madagascar 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo). Madagascar's ministère du Travail, de l’emploi, de la fonction publique, has announced that the government of Madagascar, on the recommendation of the Fikambanana Silamo Malagasy association, had decided that the date of the upcoming 2021 End of Ramadan public holiday in Madagascar would be Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("le 13 Mai est un jour férié, chômé et payé partout dans le territoire de Madagascar").    
  • Malawi
  • Malawi
  • full story
  • Malawi End of Ramadan 2021 Public Holiday Moved To May 17
    Source: Government of the Republic of Malawi (Lilongwe). The Malawi presidential press secretary, Brian Banda, has announced that President Lazarus Chakwera had declared Monday, May 17, 2021, as a public holiday, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday, due to the date of the 2021 Eid al-Fitr, Thursday, May 13, 2021, coinciding with the annual Ascension public holiday of Malawi. (full story)    
  • Malawi End of Ramadan 2021 Public Holiday Moved To May 17
    Source: Government of the Republic of Malawi (Lilongwe). The Malawi presidential press secretary, Brian Banda, has announced that President Lazarus Chakwera had declared Monday, May 17, 2021, as a public holiday, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday, due to the date of the 2021 Eid al-Fitr, Thursday, May 13, 2021, coinciding with the annual Ascension public holiday of Malawi.    
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
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  • Morocco End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques of the government of Morocco has announced that the upcoming Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays of Morocco would begin on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("le ministère a procédé à l’observation, après la prière d’Al Maghrib, mercredi 29 Ramadan 1442 H, correspondant au 12 mai 2021, et a confirmé l’observation du croissant lunaire annonçant le début du mois de Chaoual 1442 H"). (full story)    
  • Morocco End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques of the government of Morocco has announced that the upcoming Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays of Morocco would begin on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("le ministère a procédé à l’observation, après la prière d’Al Maghrib, mercredi 29 Ramadan 1442 H, correspondant au 12 mai 2021, et a confirmé l’observation du croissant lunaire annonçant le début du mois de Chaoual 1442 H").    
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique
  • full story
  • Mozambique Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Ministry of Labor and Social Security has announced a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Mozambique, on Thursday, May 13, 2021, for all workers, civil servants and citizens across the country, who profess the Islamic religion, on the occasion of the Ide Ul-Fitre celebration. (full story)    
  • Mozambique Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Ministry of Labor and Social Security has announced a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Mozambique, on Thursday, May 13, 2021, for all workers, civil servants and citizens across the country, who profess the Islamic religion, on the occasion of the Ide Ul-Fitre celebration.    
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
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  • Ugandan Eid Al Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala). The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication, Technology, and National Guidance, of the Government of Uganda, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwire, has instructed the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to relay the announcement that the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Uganda would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021. (full story)    
  • Ugandan Eid Al Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala). The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication, Technology, and National Guidance, of the Government of Uganda, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwire, has instructed the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to relay the announcement that the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Uganda would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021.    

May 11, 2021

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • full story
  • Algerian 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Commission nationale de l'observation du croissant lunaire, has announced that Thursday, May 13, 2021, would be the first day of the month of Choual de l'année 1441 de l'Hégire, and therefore that that would be the date of the upcoming non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "Aïd el-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holidays of Algeria. (full story)    
  • Algerian 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Commission nationale de l'observation du croissant lunaire, has announced that Thursday, May 13, 2021, would be the first day of the month of Choual de l'année 1441 de l'Hégire, and therefore that that would be the date of the upcoming non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "Aïd el-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holidays of Algeria.    
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burkina Faso
  • full story
  • Burkina Faso End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    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 not been sighted tonight, and therefore that the upcoming Korité public holiday, marking the end of the month of Ramadan, would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021, in the Burkina Faso. (full story)    
  • Burkina Faso End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    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 not been sighted tonight, and therefore that the upcoming Korité public holiday, marking the end of the month of Ramadan, would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021, in the Burkina Faso.    
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • full story
  • Egypt Eid Al-Fitr On May 13
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egypt's Dar El-Iftaa has issued a religious edict that Eid Al-Fitr will begin on Thursday, May 13, 2021, and that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, would be the 30th day of Ramadan in Egypt. (full story)    
  • Egypt Eid Al-Fitr On May 13
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egypt's Dar El-Iftaa has issued a religious edict that Eid Al-Fitr will begin on Thursday, May 13, 2021, and that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, would be the 30th day of Ramadan in Egypt.    
  • Gambia
  • Gambia
  • full story
  • Gambia Extends 2021 Eid ul-Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has once again announced that he would extend the upcoming public holiday in the Gambia for the upcoming Eid ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan), to run from Wednesday to Thursday, May 12-13, 2021, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Gambia Extends 2021 Eid ul-Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has once again announced that he would extend the upcoming public holiday in the Gambia for the upcoming Eid ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan), to run from Wednesday to Thursday, May 12-13, 2021, inclusively.    
  • Mali
  • Mali
  • full story
  • Mali Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday May 12
    Source: Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako). Earlier tonight, Mali's Minister of Religious Affairs, after consultations with Mali's Commission nationale d’observation de la lune, announced that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, would be the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday in Mali for the Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday (End of Ramadan, aka. Seli N'Jitini Kalo in Mali). (full story)    
  • Mali Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday May 12
    Source: Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako). Earlier tonight, Mali's Minister of Religious Affairs, after consultations with Mali's Commission nationale d’observation de la lune, announced that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, would be the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday in Mali for the Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday (End of Ramadan, aka. Seli N'Jitini Kalo in Mali).    
  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
  • full story
  • Rwanda Eid Al-Fitr Public Holidays May 13
    Source: Rwanda Bureau Of Information and Broadcasting (ORINFOR). Earlier tonight, the Rwanda Muslim Council (RMC) issued a communique, signed by Mufti Salim Hitimana, announcing that the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) festival and public holiday would occur on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("RMC is glad to inform all Muslims and Rwandans in general that the Holiday of breaking the month-long Ramadhan fast is expected to be on Thursday, May 13"). (full story)    
  • Rwanda Eid Al-Fitr Public Holidays May 13
    Source: Rwanda Bureau Of Information and Broadcasting (ORINFOR). Earlier tonight, the Rwanda Muslim Council (RMC) issued a communique, signed by Mufti Salim Hitimana, announcing that the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) festival and public holiday would occur on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("RMC is glad to inform all Muslims and Rwandans in general that the Holiday of breaking the month-long Ramadhan fast is expected to be on Thursday, May 13").    
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • full story
  • Saudi Eid-ul-Fitr On May 13
    Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Saudi Arabia's Moon sighting committee has announced that the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr would be on Thursday, May 13, 2021, as the Shawwal Moon had not been sighted earlier tonight. (full story)    
  • Saudi Eid-ul-Fitr On May 13
    Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Saudi Arabia's Moon sighting committee has announced that the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr would be on Thursday, May 13, 2021, as the Shawwal Moon had not been sighted earlier tonight.    
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
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  • Sierra Leone Eid-UI-Fitri Public Holiday May 13
    Source: State House Press Secretariat (Freetown). A public notice from the Office of the President, State House in Freetown, announced the declaration of Thursday, May 13, 2021, as a public holiday in Sierra Leone, in observance of the upcoming Eid ul-Fitri (End of Ramadan). (full story)    
  • Sierra Leone Eid-UI-Fitri Public Holiday May 13
    Source: State House Press Secretariat (Freetown). A public notice from the Office of the President, State House in Freetown, announced the declaration of Thursday, May 13, 2021, as a public holiday in Sierra Leone, in observance of the upcoming Eid ul-Fitri (End of Ramadan).    
  • Togo
  • Togo
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  • Togolese 2021 Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Réforme administrative of Togo has announced that Thursday, May 13, 2021, had been declared as the date of the annual non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming Aïd al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday. (full story)    
  • Togolese 2021 Aïd al-Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Réforme administrative of Togo has announced that Thursday, May 13, 2021, had been declared as the date of the annual non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming Aïd al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday.    
  • Tunisia
  • Tunisia
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  • Tunisia Declares 3-Day Aïd El Fitr Public Holidays For 2021
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The government of Tunisia has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed from May 12-14, 2020 ("à l’occasion de l’Aïd el-Fitr, les agents de l’Etat, des collectivités locales et des entreprises publiques bénéficient de trois jours de congé et ce, les mercredi, jeudi et vendredi, 12, 13 et 14 mai 2021"). (full story)    
  • Tunisia Declares 3-Day Aïd El Fitr Public Holidays For 2021
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The government of Tunisia has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed from May 12-14, 2020 ("à l’occasion de l’Aïd el-Fitr, les agents de l’Etat, des collectivités locales et des entreprises publiques bénéficient de trois jours de congé et ce, les mercredi, jeudi et vendredi, 12, 13 et 14 mai 2021").    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
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  • UAE Eid-al-Fitr On May 13
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE moon sighting committee has confirmed that the crescent Moon had not been sighted on the eve of Ramadan 29, and therefore that the month of Ramadan would have 30 day this year, and therefore that "Eid will officially start on Thursday May 13". (full story)    
  • UAE Eid-al-Fitr On May 13
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE moon sighting committee has confirmed that the crescent Moon had not been sighted on the eve of Ramadan 29, and therefore that the month of Ramadan would have 30 day this year, and therefore that "Eid will officially start on Thursday May 13".    

May 10, 2021

  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
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  • Bahrain Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays May 13-17
    Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2021 Eid Al-Fitr ("Ministries and public institutions will remain closed on the day of Eid Al Fitr and the two following days"). (full story)    
  • Bahrain Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays May 13-17
    Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2021 Eid Al-Fitr ("Ministries and public institutions will remain closed on the day of Eid Al Fitr and the two following days").    
  • Bénin
  • Bénin
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  • Benin Ascension Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). Benin's Minister of Labour and the Public Sector, Adidjath Mathys, has released a communique announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Thursday, May 13, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Ascension public holiday ("à l’occasion de la fête de l’Ascension"). (full story)    
  • Benin Ascension Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). Benin's Minister of Labour and the Public Sector, Adidjath Mathys, has released a communique announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Thursday, May 13, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Ascension public holiday ("à l’occasion de la fête de l’Ascension").    
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria
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  • Nigerian Eid-il-Fitr Public Holidays May 12-13
    Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Nigerian Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria had declared Wednesday and Thursday, May 12-13, 2021, as non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria, on account of the upcoming Eid-el-Fitri (End of Ramadan) annual public holidays of Nigeria. (full story)    
  • Nigerian Eid-il-Fitr Public Holidays May 12-13
    Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Nigerian Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria had declared Wednesday and Thursday, May 12-13, 2021, as non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria, on account of the upcoming Eid-el-Fitri (End of Ramadan) annual public holidays of Nigeria.    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
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  • Philippines Declares May 13 as End of Ramadan Public Holiday
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had issued Proclamation 1142, in accordance with Republic Act 9177, declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines. (full story)    
  • Philippines Declares May 13 as End of Ramadan Public Holiday
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had issued Proclamation 1142, in accordance with Republic Act 9177, declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines.    
  • Qatar
  • Qatar
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  • Qatar 2021 Eid Al Fitr Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Qatar Central Bank (QCB). Qatar's Central Bank (QCB) has announced the dates of the upcoming Qatar bank holidays for the Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays of Qatar, as running from Wednesday, May 12, until Sunday, May 16, 2021, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Qatar 2021 Eid Al Fitr Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Qatar Central Bank (QCB). Qatar's Central Bank (QCB) has announced the dates of the upcoming Qatar bank holidays for the Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays of Qatar, as running from Wednesday, May 12, until Sunday, May 16, 2021, inclusively.    

May 9, 2021

  • Mongolia
  • Mongolia
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  • Mongolia Maintains June 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Montsame Agency (Ulaanbaatar). The Mongolian government has announced that, despite its recent decision to cancel the upcoming International Children's Day celebrations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the date of June 1st, 2021, would remain a non-working public holiday in Mongolia. (full story)    
  • Mongolia Maintains June 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Montsame Agency (Ulaanbaatar). The Mongolian government has announced that, despite its recent decision to cancel the upcoming International Children's Day celebrations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the date of June 1st, 2021, would remain a non-working public holiday in Mongolia.    

May 7, 2021

  • Ghana
  • Ghana
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  • Ghana End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra). Ghana's Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, has issued a communique announcing that the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("The general public is hereby informed that Thursday, 13th May, 2021, which marks Eid-ul-Fitr, is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country"). (full story)    
  • Ghana End of Ramadan Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra). Ghana's Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, has issued a communique announcing that the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("The general public is hereby informed that Thursday, 13th May, 2021, which marks Eid-ul-Fitr, is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country").    
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • full story
  • Kyrgyzstan Declares Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday On May 13
    Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek). The Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Government of Kyrgyzstan has announced that the upcoming public holiday of Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("Thursday, May 13, is declared a day off in Kyrgyzstan due to Eid al-Fitr"). (full story)    
  • Kyrgyzstan Declares Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday On May 13
    Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek). The Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Government of Kyrgyzstan has announced that the upcoming public holiday of Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) would be observed on Thursday, May 13, 2021 ("Thursday, May 13, is declared a day off in Kyrgyzstan due to Eid al-Fitr").    
  • Suriname
  • Suriname
  • full story
  • Suriname Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo). The Ministry of the Interior of the Government of Suriname has announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday would be observed in Suriname on Thursday, May 13, 2021, a date that "is equated with Sunday". (full story)    
  • Suriname Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo). The Ministry of the Interior of the Government of Suriname has announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday would be observed in Suriname on Thursday, May 13, 2021, a date that "is equated with Sunday".    

May 6, 2021

  • Guinea
  • Guinea
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  • Guinea Conakry Lailatoul Qadr Public Holiday May 10
    Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry). The Ministry of Public Service of the Government of Guinea Conakry, Mamadou Ballo, has announced on state television that Monday, May 10, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming Night of Destiny public holiday ("La journée du lundi 10 mai, lendemain de la nuit du destin ou Laylat al qadre est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur tout le territoire national"). (full story)    
  • Guinea Conakry Lailatoul Qadr Public Holiday May 10
    Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry). The Ministry of Public Service of the Government of Guinea Conakry, Mamadou Ballo, has announced on state television that Monday, May 10, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming Night of Destiny public holiday ("La journée du lundi 10 mai, lendemain de la nuit du destin ou Laylat al qadre est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur tout le territoire national").    
  • Paraguay
  • Paraguay
  • full story
  • Paraguayan May 14-15 Public Holidays
    Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción). The Paraguayan government has announced that the upcoming May 14-15 Independence Day public holidays would be observed on Friday and Saturday, May 14-15, 2021, and that neither public holiday would be moved due to the coinciding weekend. (full story)    
  • Paraguayan May 14-15 Public Holidays
    Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción). The Paraguayan government has announced that the upcoming May 14-15 Independence Day public holidays would be observed on Friday and Saturday, May 14-15, 2021, and that neither public holiday would be moved due to the coinciding weekend.    
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
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  • Uganda Declares May 12 Public Holiday For Presidential Inauguration
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala). The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Public Service of the Government of Uganda, Catherine Musingwire, has announced that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, would soon be declared a one-off public holiday in Uganda, "to allow citizens to follow the proceedings from Kololo Independence grounds where President Museveni will be taking his oath of office for the sixth consecutive term". (full story)    
  • Uganda Declares May 12 Public Holiday For Presidential Inauguration
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala). The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Public Service of the Government of Uganda, Catherine Musingwire, has announced that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, would soon be declared a one-off public holiday in Uganda, "to allow citizens to follow the proceedings from Kololo Independence grounds where President Museveni will be taking his oath of office for the sixth consecutive term".    

May 5, 2021

  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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  • Egypt Extends 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holidays
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egyptian Prime Minister, Moustafa Madbouli, has announced that the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) Egyptian public holidays would be observed for an extended period, from May 12-16, 2021. (full story)    
  • Egypt Extends 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holidays
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egyptian Prime Minister, Moustafa Madbouli, has announced that the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) Egyptian public holidays would be observed for an extended period, from May 12-16, 2021.    
  • Ireland (Eire)
  • Ireland (Eire)
  • full story
  • Ireland Mulls One-Off September Public Holiday
    Source: Houses of the Oireachtas- National Parliament (Dublin). Former Irish Minister for Tourism, Brendan Griffin, has called on Taoiseach Micheál Martin to consider the declaration of a one-off public holiday in Ireland in September 2021. (full story)    
  • Ireland Mulls One-Off September Public Holiday
    Source: Houses of the Oireachtas- National Parliament (Dublin). Former Irish Minister for Tourism, Brendan Griffin, has called on Taoiseach Micheál Martin to consider the declaration of a one-off public holiday in Ireland in September 2021.    
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
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  • Kenyan 2021 Idd Ul Fitr Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiangi, has issued the Special Gazette Notice 4205 announcing that the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday for Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) in Kenya would be Friday, May 14, 2021. (full story)    
  • Kenyan 2021 Idd Ul Fitr Public Holiday May 14
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiangi, has issued the Special Gazette Notice 4205 announcing that the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday for Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) in Kenya would be Friday, May 14, 2021.    
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • full story
  • Kyrgyzstan Moves May 10 Public Holiday To Late August
    Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek). The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan has announced that the Cabinet of Ministers had decided to postpone the upcoming public holiday of Monday, May 10, 2021, to a later date, namely Monday, August 30, 2021, "in order to rationally use weekends and non-working holidays". (full story)    
  • Kyrgyzstan Moves May 10 Public Holiday To Late August
    Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek). The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan has announced that the Cabinet of Ministers had decided to postpone the upcoming public holiday of Monday, May 10, 2021, to a later date, namely Monday, August 30, 2021, "in order to rationally use weekends and non-working holidays".    
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands
  • full story
  • Netherlands PM Says May 5 Public Holiday Is Very Close
    Source: Netherlands Info Services (Amsterdam). Outgoing Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, speaking after a lecture by German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, opined that May 5 will soon be a public holiday for everyone in the Netherlands, not just the public sector ("Ik heb de indruk dat we daar heel dichtbij zitten"). (full story)    
  • Netherlands PM Says May 5 Public Holiday Is Very Close
    Source: Netherlands Info Services (Amsterdam). Outgoing Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, speaking after a lecture by German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, opined that May 5 will soon be a public holiday for everyone in the Netherlands, not just the public sector ("Ik heb de indruk dat we daar heel dichtbij zitten").    
  • Samoa
  • Samoa
  • full story
  • Samoa Confirms May 10 Mother’s Day Public Holiday
    Source: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa). The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (Matagaluega о Pisinisi, Alamanuia ma Leipa - MCIL), in a public notice signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Pttlotu Lупdоп Chu Liпg, has confirmed that Monday, May 10, 2021 would be a public holiday in Samoa on account of Mother's Day ("o le a avea le Aso Gafua, 10 Me 2021, ma Aso Malolo mo tagata urna mo le fa'amamaluina ma le fa'amanatuina o le Aso Sa o Tina 2021"). (full story)    
  • Samoa Confirms May 10 Mother’s Day Public Holiday
    Source: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa). The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (Matagaluega о Pisinisi, Alamanuia ma Leipa - MCIL), in a public notice signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Pttlotu Lупdоп Chu Liпg, has confirmed that Monday, May 10, 2021 would be a public holiday in Samoa on account of Mother's Day ("o le a avea le Aso Gafua, 10 Me 2021, ma Aso Malolo mo tagata urna mo le fa'amamaluina ma le fa'amanatuina o le Aso Sa o Tina 2021").    
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • full story
  • Saudi 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced that the upcoming Saudi public sector would begin its upcoming Eid al Fitr public holidays on Ramadan 25 (May 7) and return to work on Shawwal 6 (May 18). (full story)    
  • Saudi 2021 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced that the upcoming Saudi public sector would begin its upcoming Eid al Fitr public holidays on Ramadan 25 (May 7) and return to work on Shawwal 6 (May 18).    

May 4, 2021

  • Oman
  • Oman
  • full story
  • Oman 2021 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Oman's Ministry of Labour has announced the dates of the upcoming 2021 Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) Omani non-working public holidays, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman. (full story)    
  • Oman 2021 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Oman's Ministry of Labour has announced the dates of the upcoming 2021 Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) Omani non-working public holidays, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • País Vasco 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial del País Vasco (BOPV). The executive of Spain's Basque autonomous region (País Vasco) has announced its annual calendar of official regional public holidays and bank holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2022 ("decreto de calendario laboral"), including a one-off public holiday on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the conclusion of the first round the world sailing by Getaria navigator Juan Sebastian Elkano. (full story)    
  • País Vasco 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial del País Vasco (BOPV). The executive of Spain's Basque autonomous region (País Vasco) has announced its annual calendar of official regional public holidays and bank holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2022 ("decreto de calendario laboral"), including a one-off public holiday on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the conclusion of the first round the world sailing by Getaria navigator Juan Sebastian Elkano.    
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • full story
  • Pakistan End of Ramadan Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced bank holidays from May 10-15, 2021, inclusively, throughout Pakistan, on the occasion of the annual Eid-ul-Fitr bank holiday for the 1442 AH End of Ramadan holidays. (full story)    
  • Pakistan End of Ramadan Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced bank holidays from May 10-15, 2021, inclusively, throughout Pakistan, on the occasion of the annual Eid-ul-Fitr bank holiday for the 1442 AH End of Ramadan holidays.    
  • Qatar
  • Qatar
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  • Qatar 2021 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays May 7-18
    Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA). Qatar's Amiri Diwan has announced that the period of annual non-working Qatar public holidays for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), had been extended to run for for 12 consecutive days of public sector holidays, as was the case last year. (full story)    
  • Qatar 2021 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays May 7-18
    Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA). Qatar's Amiri Diwan has announced that the period of annual non-working Qatar public holidays for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), had been extended to run for for 12 consecutive days of public sector holidays, as was the case last year.    

May 3, 2021

  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Andalucia 2022 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 2022, the "Decreto 152/2021, de 27 de abril, 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 2022." has been gazetted in the Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA de 3 de mayo de 2021). (full story)    
  • Andalucia 2022 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 2022, the "Decreto 152/2021, de 27 de abril, 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 2022." has been gazetted in the Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA de 3 de mayo de 2021).    
  • Jordan
  • Jordan
  • full story
  • Jordanian 2021 Eid al Fitr Public Holidays May 11-15
    Source: Petra Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Bisher Al Khasawneh, has issued a circular announcing that the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays of Jordan would be observed by all ministries and public departments from Tuesday, May 11, to Saturday, May 15, 2021. (full story)    
  • Jordanian 2021 Eid al Fitr Public Holidays May 11-15
    Source: Petra Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Bisher Al Khasawneh, has issued a circular announcing that the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays of Jordan would be observed by all ministries and public departments from Tuesday, May 11, to Saturday, May 15, 2021.    
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
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  • Kuwaiti 2021 Eid al Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that in observance of the 2021 non-working public holidays in Kuwait for the upcoming annual Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays, "government offices and establishments in Kuwait will close on May 11, Tuesday and reopen on May 17, Monday". (full story)    
  • Kuwaiti 2021 Eid al Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that in observance of the 2021 non-working public holidays in Kuwait for the upcoming annual Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays, "government offices and establishments in Kuwait will close on May 11, Tuesday and reopen on May 17, Monday".    
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • full story
  • Pakistan Gazettes 2021 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holidays Extension
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Ministry of Interior of Pakistan has issued the Notification No.01/01/2020-Public which officializes the previously-announced extension of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays to run for 6 days, from May 10-15, 2021. (full story)    
  • Pakistan Gazettes 2021 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holidays Extension
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Ministry of Interior of Pakistan has issued the Notification No.01/01/2020-Public which officializes the previously-announced extension of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays to run for 6 days, from May 10-15, 2021.    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
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  • UAE 2021 Eid-al-Fitr Government Holidays Announced
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that the 2021 End of Ramadan (Eid Al Fitr) public sector holidays of the UAE, would run from Ramadan 29 until the 3rd day of the month of Shawwal, for federal entities in the UAE. (full story)    
  • UAE 2021 Eid-al-Fitr Government Holidays Announced
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that the 2021 End of Ramadan (Eid Al Fitr) public sector holidays of the UAE, would run from Ramadan 29 until the 3rd day of the month of Shawwal, for federal entities in the UAE.    

May 2, 2021

  • Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
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  • Zimbabwe Rules-Out May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: The Herald (Harare). Zimbabwe's Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Ministry has issued a statement refuting the rumours, circulating on social media, that Monday, May 3rd, 2021, had been declared a one-off public holiday on account on the annual May 1st public holiday of Zimbabwe falling on a Saturday, in 2021. (full story)    
  • Zimbabwe Rules-Out May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: The Herald (Harare). Zimbabwe's Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Ministry has issued a statement refuting the rumours, circulating on social media, that Monday, May 3rd, 2021, had been declared a one-off public holiday on account on the annual May 1st public holiday of Zimbabwe falling on a Saturday, in 2021.    

April 30, 2021

  • Chad
  • Chad
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  • Chad Public Holiday May 1st
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). Chad's Ministre de la Fonction publique, du Dialogue social et du Travail, Adoum Forteye Amadou, has issued a communiqué declaring Saturday, May 1st, 2021, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Chad Labour Day public holiday ("La journée du samedi 1er mai 2021, fête du travail, est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée pour les travailleurs du secteur public et privé sur l’ensemble du territoire national."). (full story)    
  • Chad Public Holiday May 1st
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). Chad's Ministre de la Fonction publique, du Dialogue social et du Travail, Adoum Forteye Amadou, has issued a communiqué declaring Saturday, May 1st, 2021, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Chad Labour Day public holiday ("La journée du samedi 1er mai 2021, fête du travail, est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée pour les travailleurs du secteur public et privé sur l’ensemble du territoire national.").    
  • Gambia
  • Gambia
  • full story
  • Gambia Labour Day 2021 Public Holiday
    Source: Office of the President of the Gambia (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has declared Saturday, May 1, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Gambia. (full story)    
  • Gambia Labour Day 2021 Public Holiday
    Source: Office of the President of the Gambia (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has declared Saturday, May 1, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Gambia.    
  • Palau
  • Palau
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  • Palau Senior Citizens' Day Public Holiday May 5
    Source: Palau Government (Koror). The government of Palau has announced that Wednesday, May 5, 2021, would be a public holiday in Palau on account of the upcoming Senior Citizens' Day annual public holiday. (full story)    
  • Palau Senior Citizens' Day Public Holiday May 5
    Source: Palau Government (Koror). The government of Palau has announced that Wednesday, May 5, 2021, would be a public holiday in Palau on account of the upcoming Senior Citizens' Day annual public holiday.    

April 29, 2021

  • Congo (DRC)
  • Congo (DRC)
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  • DR Congo Declares May 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The Ministère de l'emploi, travail et prévoyance sociale of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has announced that Saturday, May 1st, 2021, had been declared a public holiday in the RDC. (full story)    
  • DR Congo Declares May 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The Ministère de l'emploi, travail et prévoyance sociale of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has announced that Saturday, May 1st, 2021, had been declared a public holiday in the RDC.    
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
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  • Ghana Declares May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's Minister of Interior of Ghana, Ambrose Dery, has issued a communique announcing that President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, May 1st, Workers’ Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Saturday in 2021. (full story)    
  • Ghana Declares May 3rd Public Holiday
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's Minister of Interior of Ghana, Ambrose Dery, has issued a communique announcing that President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, May 1st, Workers’ Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Saturday in 2021.    
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • full story
  • Guatemala Public Sector Holiday November 2
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala's Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Mintrab) has announced that Guatemalan President, Alejandro Giammattei, had declared a one-off public sector holiday in Guatemala on Monday, May 3, 2021 ("el Gobierno de Guatemala concedió licencia con goce de salario el 3 de mayo a servidores públicos de las entidades centralizadas y descentralizadas"). (full story)    
  • Guatemala Public Sector Holiday November 2
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala's Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Mintrab) has announced that Guatemalan President, Alejandro Giammattei, had declared a one-off public sector holiday in Guatemala on Monday, May 3, 2021 ("el Gobierno de Guatemala concedió licencia con goce de salario el 3 de mayo a servidores públicos de las entidades centralizadas y descentralizadas").    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • Jammu and Kashmir Shab-e-Qadr Public Holiday Moved to May 10
    Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar). The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has released a Government Order which moves the date of the upcoming Shab-e-Qadr public holiday in Jammu and Kashmir from its initially set date of Sunday, May 9, 2021, to Monday, May 10, 2021 ("In partial modification of Order No. 1159-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 24.12.2020 and No. 1160-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 24.12.2020, it is hereby ordered that the holiday on Government account of ‘Shab-i-Qadr” shall now observed 10th May, 2021 (Monday) instead of 9th May, 2021 (Sunday)"). (full story)    
  • Jammu and Kashmir Shab-e-Qadr Public Holiday Moved to May 10
    Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar). The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has released a Government Order which moves the date of the upcoming Shab-e-Qadr public holiday in Jammu and Kashmir from its initially set date of Sunday, May 9, 2021, to Monday, May 10, 2021 ("In partial modification of Order No. 1159-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 24.12.2020 and No. 1160-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 24.12.2020, it is hereby ordered that the holiday on Government account of ‘Shab-i-Qadr” shall now observed 10th May, 2021 (Monday) instead of 9th May, 2021 (Sunday)").    
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria
  • full story
  • Nigerian Workers Day Public Holidays Moved To May 3rd
    Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Minister of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has announced that the Nigerian Government had declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a non-working public holiday in Nigeria. (full story)    
  • Nigerian Workers Day Public Holidays Moved To May 3rd
    Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Minister of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has announced that the Nigerian Government had declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a non-working public holiday in Nigeria.    
  • India
  • India
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  • Punjab Public Holiday For 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
    Source: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh). The Government of the Indian State of Punjab has issued the vide notification PERS-PP-30MISC/35/2020-2PP3 declaring Saturday, May 1st, 2021, as a gazetted public holiday on the occasion of the 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji. (full story)    
  • Punjab Public Holiday For 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
    Source: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh). The Government of the Indian State of Punjab has issued the vide notification PERS-PP-30MISC/35/2020-2PP3 declaring Saturday, May 1st, 2021, as a gazetted public holiday on the occasion of the 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.    
  • Togo
  • Togo
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  • Togolese Public Holiday May 3rd
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The Ministère de la Fonction Publique of the Government of Togo has announced that Monday, May 3, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming fête du travail annual public holiday of Togo, which falls on a Saturday in 2021. (full story)    
  • Togolese Public Holiday May 3rd
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The Ministère de la Fonction Publique of the Government of Togo has announced that Monday, May 3, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming fête du travail annual public holiday of Togo, which falls on a Saturday in 2021.    

April 28, 2021

  • Bénin
  • Bénin
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  • Benin Public Holiday Saturday May 1st
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The Bénin Minister of Labour and Social Securityhas announced that the government had declared Saturday, May 1st, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Labour Day public holiday ("En raison de la fête du travail, la journée du Samedi 1er mai 2021 est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territioire national"). (full story)    
  • Benin Public Holiday Saturday May 1st
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The Bénin Minister of Labour and Social Securityhas announced that the government had declared Saturday, May 1st, 2021, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming Labour Day public holiday ("En raison de la fête du travail, la journée du Samedi 1er mai 2021 est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territioire national").    
  • Ecuador
  • Ecuador
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  • Ecuador Maintains 2021 Labour Day Public Holidays
    Source: Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica (ANDES). The president of Ecuador's Committee of Emergency Operations (COE), Juan Zapata, has announced that, after consultations with the Minister of Health, Camilo Salinas, the government of Ecuador had decided to maintain the upcoming April 30 public holiday being observed for the 2021 Labour Day. (full story)    
  • Ecuador Maintains 2021 Labour Day Public Holidays
    Source: Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica (ANDES). The president of Ecuador's Committee of Emergency Operations (COE), Juan Zapata, has announced that, after consultations with the Minister of Health, Camilo Salinas, the government of Ecuador had decided to maintain the upcoming April 30 public holiday being observed for the 2021 Labour Day.    
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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  • Egypt Extends Sinai and Labour Day Public Holidays
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). The Egyptian Cabinet has decided that the upcoming Sinai Liberation Day and Labour Day public holidays, would be extended to 5 consecutive days, from April 29-May 3, 2021, inclusively, for employees in both the public and private sectors, to commemorate the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula, in 1982, following the Camp David peace accords. (full story)    
  • Egypt Extends Sinai and Labour Day Public Holidays
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). The Egyptian Cabinet has decided that the upcoming Sinai Liberation Day and Labour Day public holidays, would be extended to 5 consecutive days, from April 29-May 3, 2021, inclusively, for employees in both the public and private sectors, to commemorate the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula, in 1982, following the Camp David peace accords.    

April 27, 2021

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
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  • Algerian Revolution Day Public Holiday 2021
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative has announced that Saturday, May 1st, 2021, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the "fête du travail". (full story)    
  • Algerian Revolution Day Public Holiday 2021
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative has announced that Saturday, May 1st, 2021, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the "fête du travail".    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Andalucia 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Andalucía has announced its list of annual non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2022 ("calendario de fiestas laborales en Andalucía para el año 2022"). (full story)    
  • Andalucia 2022 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Andalucía (BOJA). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Andalucía has announced its list of annual non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's Autonomous Region of Andalucia for the calendar year 2022 ("calendario de fiestas laborales en Andalucía para el año 2022").    
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
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  • Guatemalan Labour Day Bank Holiday May 3
    Source: Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City). The supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has announced that Monday, May 3, 2021, had been declared as a bank holiday in Guatemala, on account of the annual Día del Trabajo public holiday and related bank holiday. (full story)    
  • Guatemalan Labour Day Bank Holiday May 3
    Source: Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City). The supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has announced that Monday, May 3, 2021, had been declared as a bank holiday in Guatemala, on account of the annual Día del Trabajo public holiday and related bank holiday.    
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
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  • Mauritius Adds April 28 Bank Holiday
    Source: The Bank of Mauritius (Port-Louis). The Bank of Mauritius has issued a communiqué announcing that a bank holiday had been declared on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, due to the expected torrential rains, and that on that date all banks would be closed in Mauritius. (full story)    
  • Mauritius Adds April 28 Bank Holiday
    Source: The Bank of Mauritius (Port-Louis). The Bank of Mauritius has issued a communiqué announcing that a bank holiday had been declared on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, due to the expected torrential rains, and that on that date all banks would be closed in Mauritius.    
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
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  • Pakistan Extends 2021 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Federal Government of Pakistan has amended the dates for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2021, by expanding the 2021 End of Ramadan public holidays to last 6 days, from May 10-15, 2021, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Pakistan Extends 2021 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holidays
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Federal Government of Pakistan has amended the dates for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2021, by expanding the 2021 End of Ramadan public holidays to last 6 days, from May 10-15, 2021, inclusively.    
  • Russia
  • Russia
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  • Russia's Parliament Considering Review Of Early January Public Holidays
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). The deputy head of United Russia in the State Duma, Andrei Isaev, has announced that the State Duma is ready to support a change to the Russian public holidays legislation, so that three of the annual January extended public holidays, would be moved to the month of May. (full story)    
  • Russia's Parliament Considering Review Of Early January Public Holidays
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). The deputy head of United Russia in the State Duma, Andrei Isaev, has announced that the State Duma is ready to support a change to the Russian public holidays legislation, so that three of the annual January extended public holidays, would be moved to the month of May.    

April 26, 2021

  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
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  • Bahrain Labour Day 2021 Public Holidays May 1-2
    Source: Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad AI Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, May 1, 2021, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual "International Labour Day" public holiday of Bahrain. (full story)    
  • Bahrain Labour Day 2021 Public Holidays May 1-2
    Source: Central Bank of Bahrain (Manama). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad AI Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, May 1, 2021, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual "International Labour Day" public holiday of Bahrain.    
  • Bhutan
  • Bhutan
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  • Bhutan Electoral Public Holiday April 28
    Source: Kuensel (Thimphu). The Election Commission of Bhutan has announced that Wednesday, April 28, 2021, had been declared a public holiday for three Thromdes, Thimphu, Gelephu and Phuntsholing. (full story)    
  • Bhutan Electoral Public Holiday April 28
    Source: Kuensel (Thimphu). The Election Commission of Bhutan has announced that Wednesday, April 28, 2021, had been declared a public holiday for three Thromdes, Thimphu, Gelephu and Phuntsholing.    
  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
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  • Costa Rica Moves Labour Day Public Holiday To May 3rd
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). A spokesperson for Costa Rica's Minister of Labour and Social Security (MTSS), Geovanny Diaz, has announced that the upcoming May 1st Labour Day public holiday would be moved to Monday, May 3rd, 2021. (full story)    
  • Costa Rica Moves Labour Day Public Holiday To May 3rd
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). A spokesperson for Costa Rica's Minister of Labour and Social Security (MTSS), Geovanny Diaz, has announced that the upcoming May 1st Labour Day public holiday would be moved to Monday, May 3rd, 2021.    
  • Greece
  • Greece
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  • Greece Bank Holiday May 4th
    Source: The Bank of Greece (Athens). The Bank of Greece, Greece's Central Bank, has issued a communiqué amending the previously-released list of 2021 bank holidays in Greece, by moving this year's annual May 1st bank holiday to Tuesday, May 4, 2021, as was done on some previous occasions in the past. (full story)    
  • Greece Bank Holiday May 4th
    Source: The Bank of Greece (Athens). The Bank of Greece, Greece's Central Bank, has issued a communiqué amending the previously-released list of 2021 bank holidays in Greece, by moving this year's annual May 1st bank holiday to Tuesday, May 4, 2021, as was done on some previous occasions in the past.    
  • Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico
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  • Puerto Rico Senate Votes To Restore 2 Annual Public Holidays
    Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO). Puerto Rico's Senate has approved the Senate Bill 86 which would restore the restore the public holidays for the Constitution of Puerto Rico and José Celso Barbosa Day. (full story)    
  • Puerto Rico Senate Votes To Restore 2 Annual Public Holidays
    Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO). Puerto Rico's Senate has approved the Senate Bill 86 which would restore the restore the public holidays for the Constitution of Puerto Rico and José Celso Barbosa Day.    

April 25, 2021

  • Jordan
  • Jordan
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  • Jordanian Labor Day Public Holiday May 1st
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister, Bisher Al-Khasawneh, has announced that Jordan would observe a public holiday in Jordan on Saturday, May 1st, 2021, on account of International Labor Day, a day on which "all ministries, official departments and public institutions will observe a public holiday". (full story)    
  • Jordanian Labor Day Public Holiday May 1st
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). Jordanian Prime Minister, Bisher Al-Khasawneh, has announced that Jordan would observe a public holiday in Jordan on Saturday, May 1st, 2021, on account of International Labor Day, a day on which "all ministries, official departments and public institutions will observe a public holiday".    

April 24, 2021

  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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  • Egyptian Sinai Liberation Bank Holiday April 29
    Source: The Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo). The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced that the upcoming, April 25, Sinai Liberation Day bank holiday of Egypt would be observed on Thursday, April 29, 2021, instead of the annual set date of April 25. (full story)    
  • Egyptian Sinai Liberation Bank Holiday April 29
    Source: The Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo). The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced that the upcoming, April 25, Sinai Liberation Day bank holiday of Egypt would be observed on Thursday, April 29, 2021, instead of the annual set date of April 25.    

April 23, 2021

  • Nepal
  • Nepal
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  • Nepal Gorkha Public Holiday April 25
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The chair of the Barpak Suliot rural municipality in Gorkha, Bishnu Prasad Bhatta, has announced that it had declared Monday, April 25, 2021, as a public holiday in the locality in commemoration of those killed by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake. (full story)    
  • Nepal Gorkha Public Holiday April 25
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The chair of the Barpak Suliot rural municipality in Gorkha, Bishnu Prasad Bhatta, has announced that it had declared Monday, April 25, 2021, as a public holiday in the locality in commemoration of those killed by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake.    
  • Russia
  • Russia
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  • Russian May Public Holidays Extended For 10 Days
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has announced that he would soon sign a decree declaring May 4-7, 2021, as non-working public holidays in Russia, due to the Covid-19 outbreak. (full story)    
  • Russian May Public Holidays Extended For 10 Days
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has announced that he would soon sign a decree declaring May 4-7, 2021, as non-working public holidays in Russia, due to the Covid-19 outbreak.    
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trinidad and Tobago
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2021 Eid Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Thursday, May 13, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2021 ("Her excellency, Paula-Mae Weekes, president of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago acting in accordance with the provisions of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act, have appointed Thursday May 13th, 2021 as the date of the public holiday in celebration of the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr"). (full story)    
  • Trinidad and Tobago 2021 Eid Public Holiday May 13
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Thursday, May 13, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2021 ("Her excellency, Paula-Mae Weekes, president of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago acting in accordance with the provisions of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act, have appointed Thursday May 13th, 2021 as the date of the public holiday in celebration of the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr").    

April 22, 2021

  • Chad
  • Chad
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  • Chad Funeral Public Holiday April 23
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). The president of Chad's Military Council of Transition, Mahamat Idriss Déby, has issued the Decree 002 which declares tomorrow, Friday, April 23, 2021, as a public holiday in Chad to coincide with the funeral of president Idriss Déby Itno. (full story)    
  • Chad Funeral Public Holiday April 23
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). The president of Chad's Military Council of Transition, Mahamat Idriss Déby, has issued the Decree 002 which declares tomorrow, Friday, April 23, 2021, as a public holiday in Chad to coincide with the funeral of president Idriss Déby Itno.    
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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  • Egyptian Sinai Liberation Day Public Holiday Moved To April 29
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egypt's Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, has issued a decree declaring Thursday, April 29, 2021, as the date for the upcoming Sinai Liberation Day public holiday in Egypt, rather than the usual date of April 25 which commemorates the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula, in 1982, following the Camp David peace accords. (full story)    
  • Egyptian Sinai Liberation Day Public Holiday Moved To April 29
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egypt's Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, has issued a decree declaring Thursday, April 29, 2021, as the date for the upcoming Sinai Liberation Day public holiday in Egypt, rather than the usual date of April 25 which commemorates the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula, in 1982, following the Camp David peace accords.    
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
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  • Nicaraguan Labour Day Public Holiday May 3
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has announced that Monday, May 3, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday for state workers in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", public holiday of Nicaragua falling on a Saturday, in 2021. (full story)    
  • Nicaraguan Labour Day Public Holiday May 3
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has announced that Monday, May 3, 2021, had been declared as a non-working public holiday for state workers in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", public holiday of Nicaragua falling on a Saturday, in 2021.    

April 21, 2021

  • Belarus
  • Belarus
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  • Belarus Confirms May 2021 Public Holidays
    Source: The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk). Despite the recent unrest and political instability, the government of Belarus has confirmed the list of one-off bridge public holidays for May 2021, leading to a period of public holidays from May 8 to 11, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Belarus Confirms May 2021 Public Holidays
    Source: The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk). Despite the recent unrest and political instability, the government of Belarus has confirmed the list of one-off bridge public holidays for May 2021, leading to a period of public holidays from May 8 to 11, inclusively.    
  • Hungary
  • Hungary
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  • Hungary Mulls June 19 Public Holiday
    Source: Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest). A member of the board of trustees of the pro-government Civic Union Forum (CÖF), Tamás Fricz, has called for the declaration of June 19 as a new annual public holiday in Hungary, to commemorate the withdrawal of the last Soviet troops from Hungary in 1991. (full story)    
  • Hungary Mulls June 19 Public Holiday
    Source: Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest). A member of the board of trustees of the pro-government Civic Union Forum (CÖF), Tamás Fricz, has called for the declaration of June 19 as a new annual public holiday in Hungary, to commemorate the withdrawal of the last Soviet troops from Hungary in 1991.    
  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Man
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  • Isle of Man Maintains August Senior Race Public Holiday For 2021
    Source: Isle of Man Public Services (Tynwald). The Isle of Man Assembly, Tynwald, has voted down a motion to move the 2021 Senior Race Day bank holiday back to June, with the proponents of that motion arguing that "two three-day weekends would benefit the economy more than the four-day weekend planned for the summer". (full story)    
  • Isle of Man Maintains August Senior Race Public Holiday For 2021
    Source: Isle of Man Public Services (Tynwald). The Isle of Man Assembly, Tynwald, has voted down a motion to move the 2021 Senior Race Day bank holiday back to June, with the proponents of that motion arguing that "two three-day weekends would benefit the economy more than the four-day weekend planned for the summer".