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August 23, 2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • East Timor
  • East Timor
  • full story
  • Timor Leste Popular Consultation 20th Anniversary Public Holidays
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare an extended period of additional day-off public sector holidays in Timor Leste "between the afternoon of August 26 and August 29, 2019, on the occasion of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Popular Consultation and INTERFET mission". (full story)    
  • Timor Leste Popular Consultation 20th Anniversary Public Holidays
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare an extended period of additional day-off public sector holidays in Timor Leste "between the afternoon of August 26 and August 29, 2019, on the occasion of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Popular Consultation and INTERFET mission".    

August 22, 2019

  • Madagascar
  • Madagascar
  • full story
  • Madagascar 2019 Public Holidays Amended Again
    Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo). Madagascar's Conseil de Gouvernement, has issued the "Décret n° 2019-1617 du 21 août 2019 portant additif du décret 2019-191 du 22 février 2019 fixant la liste des jours fériés, chômés et payés au titre de l'année 2019", which once again modifies the previously-released list of non-working public holidays in Madagascar for the calendar year 2019. (full story)    
  • Madagascar 2019 Public Holidays Amended Again
    Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo). Madagascar's Conseil de Gouvernement, has issued the "Décret n° 2019-1617 du 21 août 2019 portant additif du décret 2019-191 du 22 février 2019 fixant la liste des jours fériés, chômés et payés au titre de l'année 2019", which once again modifies the previously-released list of non-working public holidays in Madagascar for the calendar year 2019.    

August 21, 2019

  • Liberia
  • Liberia
  • full story
  • Liberian Public Holidays August 24 and 26
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia). The President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah, has issued a proclamation declaring Monday, August 26, 2019, as non-working public holidays to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as national non-working public holidays on account of National Holiday which falls on Saturday, August 24, 2019, this calendar year. (full story)    
  • Liberian Public Holidays August 24 and 26
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia). The President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah, has issued a proclamation declaring Monday, August 26, 2019, as non-working public holidays to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as national non-working public holidays on account of National Holiday which falls on Saturday, August 24, 2019, this calendar year.    
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
  • full story
  • Mauritius Confirms Papal Public Holiday September 9
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' government has confirmed its earlier announcement that Monday, September 9, 2019, would be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the visit of Pope Francis to the island. (full story)    
  • Mauritius Confirms Papal Public Holiday September 9
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' government has confirmed its earlier announcement that Monday, September 9, 2019, would be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the visit of Pope Francis to the island.    
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
  • full story
  • Ukraine Announces August 2019 Bank Holidays
    Source: National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev). Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has issued a schedule of the official bank holidays in the Ukraine in August 2019, detailing the August 24-26, 2019, Ukrainian bank holidays. (full story)    
  • Ukraine Announces August 2019 Bank Holidays
    Source: National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev). Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has issued a schedule of the official bank holidays in the Ukraine in August 2019, detailing the August 24-26, 2019, Ukrainian bank holidays.    

August 20, 2019

  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India Haryana Public Holidays August 23
    Source: Government of Haryana (Chandigarh). The government of the Indian State of Haryana has announced that it had decided to move the upcoming Janmashtami non-working public holiday, in the Indian State of Haryana, from Saturday, August 24, 2019, to Friday, August 23, 2019. (full story)    
  • India Haryana Public Holidays August 23
    Source: Government of Haryana (Chandigarh). The government of the Indian State of Haryana has announced that it had decided to move the upcoming Janmashtami non-working public holiday, in the Indian State of Haryana, from Saturday, August 24, 2019, to Friday, August 23, 2019.    

August 19, 2019

  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 Castilla y León Public Holidays Draft
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Castilla y León (Valladolid). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Castilla y León has released a draft of its annual list of official regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León (calendario de fiestas laborales en el ámbito de la Comunidad de Castilla y León) for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Castilla y León Public Holidays Draft
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Castilla y León (Valladolid). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Castilla y León has released a draft of its annual list of official regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León (calendario de fiestas laborales en el ámbito de la Comunidad de Castilla y León) for the calendar year 2020.    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • full story
  • UAE Hijri New Year 1441 Public Holiday
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE's human resources authority has announced that both public and private sector employees of the UAE would get a non-working public holiday on Muharram 1, Hijri 1441, whose date remains to be announced. (full story)    
  • UAE Hijri New Year 1441 Public Holiday
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE's human resources authority has announced that both public and private sector employees of the UAE would get a non-working public holiday on Muharram 1, Hijri 1441, whose date remains to be announced.    

August 18, 2019

  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • full story
  • Kenya Rules-Out August 26 Census Public Holiday
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). The President’s Strategic Communications Unit, PSCU, of Kenya, has announced that, contrary to earlier reports, Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, did in fact not announce that August 26th, 2019, would be a public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the upcoming census process. (full story)    
  • Kenya Rules-Out August 26 Census Public Holiday
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). The President’s Strategic Communications Unit, PSCU, of Kenya, has announced that, contrary to earlier reports, Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, did in fact not announce that August 26th, 2019, would be a public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the upcoming census process.    
  • Uzbekistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • full story
  • Uzbekistan 2019 Public Holidays August 31 to September 3
    Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent). The Government of Uzbekistan has announced that, as per the presidential decree "On the establishment of additional days off during the celebration of official dates and the postponement of days off in 2019", the people of Uzbekistan would enjoy consecutive non-working public holidays from Saturday, August 31, to Tuesday, September 3, 2019, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Uzbekistan 2019 Public Holidays August 31 to September 3
    Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent). The Government of Uzbekistan has announced that, as per the presidential decree "On the establishment of additional days off during the celebration of official dates and the postponement of days off in 2019", the people of Uzbekistan would enjoy consecutive non-working public holidays from Saturday, August 31, to Tuesday, September 3, 2019, inclusively.    

August 17, 2019

  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • full story
  • Afghanistan Public Holiday August 19
    Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul). The government of Afghanistan has declared Monday, August 19, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan to commemorate the 100th Independence Day of Afghanistan. (full story)    
  • Afghanistan Public Holiday August 19
    Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul). The government of Afghanistan has declared Monday, August 19, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan to commemorate the 100th Independence Day of Afghanistan.    
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • full story
  • Kenya Declares August 26 Census Public Holiday
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that his government had agreed to the request by the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS), and would declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the upcoming census process. (full story)    
  • Kenya Declares August 26 Census Public Holiday
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that his government had agreed to the request by the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS), and would declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the upcoming census process.    
  • Singapore
  • Singapore
  • full story
  • Singapore 2020 Islamic Calendar Released
    Source: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS). The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2020, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual non-working public holidays based on the Hijra calendar. (full story)    
  • Singapore 2020 Islamic Calendar Released
    Source: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS). The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2020, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual non-working public holidays based on the Hijra calendar.    

August 16, 2019

  • East Timor
  • East Timor
  • full story
  • Timor Leste 44th FALINTIL Public Holiday
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had once again decided to declare an additional day-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, for the "celebrations of the 44th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of National Liberation of Timor-Leste" (FALINTIL). (full story)    
  • Timor Leste 44th FALINTIL Public Holiday
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had once again decided to declare an additional day-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, for the "celebrations of the 44th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of National Liberation of Timor-Leste" (FALINTIL).    

August 15, 2019

  • Morocco
  • Morocco
  • full story
  • Morocco August 21 Public Holiday In Question
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The Government of Morocco has ruled-out the cancellation of the upcoming Fête de la Jeunesse annual public holiday of Morocco, held on the date of Moroccan King Mohammed VI, following his recent announcement that he did not wish for any festivities to be held on the date of his birthday. (full story)    
  • Morocco August 21 Public Holiday In Question
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The Government of Morocco has ruled-out the cancellation of the upcoming Fête de la Jeunesse annual public holiday of Morocco, held on the date of Moroccan King Mohammed VI, following his recent announcement that he did not wish for any festivities to be held on the date of his birthday.    
  • Nepal
  • Nepal
  • full story
  • Nepalese 2019 Gai Jatra Public Holiday August 16
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal has announced that Friday, August 16, 2019, had been declared as the date of this year's Gai Jatra non-working public holiday in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley, namely the three districts of Kathmandu Federal Capital, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. (full story)    
  • Nepalese 2019 Gai Jatra Public Holiday August 16
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal has announced that Friday, August 16, 2019, had been declared as the date of this year's Gai Jatra non-working public holiday in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley, namely the three districts of Kathmandu Federal Capital, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur.    

August 14, 2019

  • Guernsey and Alderney
  • Guernsey and Alderney
  • full story
  • Guernsey Amends 2020 Public Holidays Again
    Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port). In a further and even more unexpected turn of events, the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has released a list of 2020 public holidays in Guernsey which has no public holiday on either May 4 or May 9, 2019. (full story)    
  • Guernsey Amends 2020 Public Holidays Again
    Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port). In a further and even more unexpected turn of events, the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has released a list of 2020 public holidays in Guernsey which has no public holiday on either May 4 or May 9, 2019.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2019 Puducherry Public Holidays August 16
    Source: Government of Puducherry (Saram). The Government of India's state of Puducherry has declared a non-working public holiday on Friday, August 16, 2019, on account of the "De Jure" annual public holiday of Puducherry. (full story)    
  • India 2019 Puducherry Public Holidays August 16
    Source: Government of Puducherry (Saram). The Government of India's state of Puducherry has declared a non-working public holiday on Friday, August 16, 2019, on account of the "De Jure" annual public holiday of Puducherry.    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
  • full story
  • Philippines September 8 Public Holiday Signed Into Law
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines' President, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed into law, Republic Act No. 11370, which declares September 8 of every year, as a special working holiday to commemorate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary (full story)    
  • Philippines September 8 Public Holiday Signed Into Law
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines' President, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed into law, Republic Act No. 11370, which declares September 8 of every year, as a special working holiday to commemorate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary    

August 13, 2019

  • Bénin
  • Bénin
  • full story
  • Benin Public Holiday August 15
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Mathys Adidjatou, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Thursday, August 15, 2019, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "ffête de l'Assomption" annual non-working public holiday of Bénin. (full story)    
  • Benin Public Holiday August 15
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Mathys Adidjatou, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Thursday, August 15, 2019, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "ffête de l'Assomption" annual non-working public holiday of Bénin.    
  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • full story
  • Dominican Republic August 16 Public Holiday To Remain Fixed
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has once again issued a communiqué announcing that, as per the current public holidays legislation, Friday, August 16, 2019, would be the date of the official annual non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic on account of the upcoming Día de la Restauración non-working public holiday of the Dominican Republic, and that that date would remain unchanged. (full story)    
  • Dominican Republic August 16 Public Holiday To Remain Fixed
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has once again issued a communiqué announcing that, as per the current public holidays legislation, Friday, August 16, 2019, would be the date of the official annual non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic on account of the upcoming Día de la Restauración non-working public holiday of the Dominican Republic, and that that date would remain unchanged.    
  • Gabon
  • Gabon
  • full story
  • Gabonese Public Holidays August 15-16-17
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé de Dialogue social has announced that Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 15-16-17, 2019, would be non-working public holidays throughout the territory of the Gabon, on account of the annual Assomption public holiday of the Gabon and Independence Day of the Gabon public holiday. (full story)    
  • Gabonese Public Holidays August 15-16-17
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé de Dialogue social has announced that Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 15-16-17, 2019, would be non-working public holidays throughout the territory of the Gabon, on account of the annual Assomption public holiday of the Gabon and Independence Day of the Gabon public holiday.    

August 12, 2019

  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • Australia Mulls Public Holidays Extensions In Tasmania
    Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (Hobart). The Labor Party of Australia's state of Tasmania, at their upcoming party conference, in Burnie, will consider a motion from the Shop Assistants' Union, to amend the Tasmanian Statutory Holidays Act so that Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve be treated as non-working public holidays in Australia's state of Tasmania. (full story)    
  • Australia Mulls Public Holidays Extensions In Tasmania
    Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (Hobart). The Labor Party of Australia's state of Tasmania, at their upcoming party conference, in Burnie, will consider a motion from the Shop Assistants' Union, to amend the Tasmanian Statutory Holidays Act so that Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve be treated as non-working public holidays in Australia's state of Tasmania.    

August 11, 2019

  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • full story
  • Kenya Mulls August 26 Census Public Holiday
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenya's Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yattani, has announced that the team of the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS) had requested that the Kenyan government declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the census process. (full story)    
  • Kenya Mulls August 26 Census Public Holiday
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenya's Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yattani, has announced that the team of the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS) had requested that the Kenyan government declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya to facilitate the census process.    

August 10, 2019

  • Chad
  • Chad
  • full story
  • Chad Independence Day Public Holiday Moved To August 12
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has issued a communiqué declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the upcoming Independence Day nationwide non-working public holiday in Chad ("déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du territoire nationale"), instead of the usual date of August 11. (full story)    
  • Chad Independence Day Public Holiday Moved To August 12
    Source: Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena). Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has issued a communiqué declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the upcoming Independence Day nationwide non-working public holiday in Chad ("déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du territoire nationale"), instead of the usual date of August 11.    
  • Gambia
  • Gambia
  • full story
  • Gambia 2019 Eid ul-Adha Public Holiday Announced
    Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Eid ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019. (full story)    
  • Gambia 2019 Eid ul-Adha Public Holiday Announced
    Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul). The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Eid ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019.    
  • Samoa
  • Samoa
  • full story
  • Samoan Public Holidays August 12
    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 announced that "the following date (Monday, 12th August 2019) is to be treated as as Public Holiday during the Father's Day Holiday". (full story)    
  • Samoan Public Holidays August 12
    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 announced that "the following date (Monday, 12th August 2019) is to be treated as as Public Holiday during the Father's Day Holiday".    
  • Slovakia
  • Slovakia
  • full story
  • Slovakian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky (Bratislava). The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of 2020 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Slovakian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky (Bratislava). The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of 2020 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    
  • East Timor
  • East Timor
  • full story
  • Timor Leste 2019 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a non-working public holiday in Timor Leste, on Monday, August 12, 2019, on account of the upcoming Bakr-Eid (Feast of Sacrifice) celebrations. (full story)    
  • Timor Leste 2019 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a non-working public holiday in Timor Leste, on Monday, August 12, 2019, on account of the upcoming Bakr-Eid (Feast of Sacrifice) celebrations.    
  • UK (United Kingdom)
  • UK (United Kingdom)
  • full story
  • UK Mulls November 1st Brexit Public Holiday
    Source: The Telegraph (London). The runner-up to the recent contest to become the UK's Prime Minister, Michael Gove, has proposed the idea of declaring a one-off non-working public holiday on Friday, November 1st, 2019, the day after a likely hard Brexit, "to cushion any potential fallout and disruption to financial markets". (full story)    
  • UK Mulls November 1st Brexit Public Holiday
    Source: The Telegraph (London). The runner-up to the recent contest to become the UK's Prime Minister, Michael Gove, has proposed the idea of declaring a one-off non-working public holiday on Friday, November 1st, 2019, the day after a likely hard Brexit, "to cushion any potential fallout and disruption to financial markets".    

August 9, 2019

  • Bénin
  • Bénin
  • full story
  • Benin Public Holiday August 11
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Mathys Adidjatou, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Sunday, August 11, 2019, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "ffête de la Tabaski" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Bénin. (full story)    
  • Benin Public Holiday August 11
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Mathys Adidjatou, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Sunday, August 11, 2019, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "ffête de la Tabaski" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Bénin.    
  • Cambodia
  • Cambodia
  • full story
  • Cambodia 2020 Public Holidays Reduction Announced
    Source: Cabinet of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia (Phnom Penh). Cambodia's Prime Minister, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, has signed the Cambodian Royal Government's Sub-Decree 112 on Employee's Public Holidays for 2020 establishing Cambodia's annual list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2020, sharply reduced as compared to the previous years' lists of public holidays in Cambodia. (full story)    
  • Cambodia 2020 Public Holidays Reduction Announced
    Source: Cabinet of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia (Phnom Penh). Cambodia's Prime Minister, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, has signed the Cambodian Royal Government's Sub-Decree 112 on Employee's Public Holidays for 2020 establishing Cambodia's annual list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2020, sharply reduced as compared to the previous years' lists of public holidays in Cambodia.    
  • Cameroon
  • Cameroon
  • full story
  • Cameroon Tabaski / Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Présidence de la République du Cameroun (Yaoundé). The President of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has issued a decree declaring, Monday, August 12, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Cameroon, probably due to the annual Djouldé Soumaé/Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holiday of the Cameroon, falling on Sunday, August 11, in 2019. (full story)    
  • Cameroon Tabaski / Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Présidence de la République du Cameroun (Yaoundé). The President of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has issued a decree declaring, Monday, August 12, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Cameroon, probably due to the annual Djouldé Soumaé/Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holiday of the Cameroon, falling on Sunday, August 11, in 2019.    
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • full story
  • Guatemala Rules-Out August 12 Electoral Public Holiday
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala Minister of Labor, Gabriel Aguilera, has announced that the Guatemalan government would not declare Monday, August 12, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming second round of the 2019 general elections of Guatemala. (full story)    
  • Guatemala Rules-Out August 12 Electoral Public Holiday
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala Minister of Labor, Gabriel Aguilera, has announced that the Guatemalan government would not declare Monday, August 12, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming second round of the 2019 general elections of Guatemala.    
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritania
  • full story
  • Mauritania Extends 2019 Id El Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie (Noakchott). Maurtitania's President has issued a decree declaring Tuesday, August 13, 2019, as an additional non-working public holiday in Mauritania, on account of the El Id El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday(s) in Mauritania. (full story)    
  • Mauritania Extends 2019 Id El Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie (Noakchott). Maurtitania's President has issued a decree declaring Tuesday, August 13, 2019, as an additional non-working public holiday in Mauritania, on account of the El Id El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday(s) in Mauritania.    
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique
  • full story
  • Mozambique Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Vitória Dias Diogo, has announced a one-off non-working public sector holiday (tolerância de ponto) in Mozambique, on Monday, August 12, 2019, on account of Eid-Ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice). (full story)    
  • Mozambique Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Vitória Dias Diogo, has announced a one-off non-working public sector holiday (tolerância de ponto) in Mozambique, on Monday, August 12, 2019, on account of Eid-Ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).    
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
  • full story
  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Update
    Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev). Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has published a list of 2020 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which is in line with the 2017 Bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine). (full story)    
  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Update
    Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev). Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has published a list of 2020 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which is in line with the 2017 Bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine).    

August 8, 2019

  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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  • Egyptian 2019 Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egyptian Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, has announced that, as per the terms of Article 52 of the Labor Law issued in accordance to Law No. 12 of 2003, and later amended by Ministerial Decree No. 49 of 2009, the upcoming private sector sector holidays in Egypt, would run from the day of Arafat until the second day of the Eid al-Adha. (full story)    
  • Egyptian 2019 Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egyptian Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, has announced that, as per the terms of Article 52 of the Labor Law issued in accordance to Law No. 12 of 2003, and later amended by Ministerial Decree No. 49 of 2009, the upcoming private sector sector holidays in Egypt, would run from the day of Arafat until the second day of the Eid al-Adha.    
  • Gabon
  • Gabon
  • full story
  • Gabonese Aid El Kébir Public Holiday August 11
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's Ministère de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé du Dialogue social, has issued a communique declaring Sunday, August 11, 2019, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday of the Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) in the Gabon, as per the terms of the "décret n° 00727/MTEEP du 29 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés en République gabonaise et modifié en son article 2 par le décret n° 0000484/PR/MTE du 26 mai 2004". (full story)    
  • Gabonese Aid El Kébir Public Holiday August 11
    Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville). Gabon's Ministère de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé du Dialogue social, has issued a communique declaring Sunday, August 11, 2019, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday of the Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) in the Gabon, as per the terms of the "décret n° 00727/MTEEP du 29 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés en République gabonaise et modifié en son article 2 par le décret n° 0000484/PR/MTE du 26 mai 2004".    
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
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  • Ghana 2019 Eidul-Adha Public Holidays August 12
    Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra). Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has issued a statement indicating that Monday, August 12, 2019, would be a non-working public holidays in Ghana on the occasion of the 2019 Eidul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), and a statutory holiday to be observed as such, as the Eidul-Adha annual public holiday of Ghana falls on a Sunday in 2019. (full story)    
  • Ghana 2019 Eidul-Adha Public Holidays August 12
    Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra). Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has issued a statement indicating that Monday, August 12, 2019, would be a non-working public holidays in Ghana on the occasion of the 2019 Eidul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), and a statutory holiday to be observed as such, as the Eidul-Adha annual public holiday of Ghana falls on a Sunday in 2019.    
  • Panama
  • Panama
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  • Panama August 2019 Public Holiday Decision
    Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá (Panama City). Panama's Ministry of Labor and Labor Development (Mitradel) has issued a communique confirming that there would be no change o the scope of the 2019 anniversary of the founding of Panama City annual public holiday of Panama, despite its extension to a nationwide status, on account of 2019 being its 500th anniversary, had been mentioned by Panama's Vice-President, José Gabriel Carrizo. (full story)    
  • Panama August 2019 Public Holiday Decision
    Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá (Panama City). Panama's Ministry of Labor and Labor Development (Mitradel) has issued a communique confirming that there would be no change o the scope of the 2019 anniversary of the founding of Panama City annual public holiday of Panama, despite its extension to a nationwide status, on account of 2019 being its 500th anniversary, had been mentioned by Panama's Vice-President, José Gabriel Carrizo.    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
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  • Philippines Eid'l Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines Presidential spokesman, Salvador Panelo, has announced that Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had signed Proclamation No.789, declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines in 2019, in accordance with Republic Act 9177 and to "enable Muslim Filipinos to properly observe and enjoy the Feast of Sacrifice with their loved ones". (full story)    
  • Philippines Eid'l Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila). Philippines Presidential spokesman, Salvador Panelo, has announced that Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had signed Proclamation No.789, declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines in 2019, in accordance with Republic Act 9177 and to "enable Muslim Filipinos to properly observe and enjoy the Feast of Sacrifice with their loved ones".    
  • Qatar
  • Qatar
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  • Qatar 2019 Eid Al Adha 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-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays of Qatar, following yesterday's announcement by Qatar's Emiri Diwan of the public sector holidays for the same 2019 Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays of Qatar. (full story)    
  • Qatar 2019 Eid Al Adha 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-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays of Qatar, following yesterday's announcement by Qatar's Emiri Diwan of the public sector holidays for the same 2019 Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays of Qatar.    
  • Somalia
  • Somalia
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  • Somalia 2019 Eid Ul Adha Public Holiday Announced
    Source: Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa). The minister of Religious affairs of the Government of Somaliland has announced that the annual non-working public holiday in Somaliland for the upcoming Eid Ul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be Tuesday, August 13, 2019. (full story)    
  • Somalia 2019 Eid Ul Adha Public Holiday Announced
    Source: Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa). The minister of Religious affairs of the Government of Somaliland has announced that the annual non-working public holiday in Somaliland for the upcoming Eid Ul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be Tuesday, August 13, 2019.    

August 7, 2019

  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
  • full story
  • Bahrain 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating, once again, as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), the date of the Day of Arafat, the date of the Eid Al-Adha as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Adha public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1440. (full story)    
  • Bahrain 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating, once again, as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), the date of the Day of Arafat, the date of the Eid Al-Adha as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Adha public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1440.    
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • full story
  • Egyptian 2019 Eid Al-Adha Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) have announced bank holidays closures, from Sunday, August 11, 2019, to Tuesday, August 13, 2019, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays of Egypt. (full story)    
  • Egyptian 2019 Eid Al-Adha Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) have announced bank holidays closures, from Sunday, August 11, 2019, to Tuesday, August 13, 2019, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays of Egypt.    
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • full story
  • Egyptian 2019 Eid Al-Adha Public Sector Holidays Announced
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, has issued a decree declaring a 4-day period of non-working public sector holidays in Egypt, from the day of Arafat until the third day of the Eid al-Adha, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays of Egypt. (full story)    
  • Egyptian 2019 Eid Al-Adha Public Sector Holidays Announced
    Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo). Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, has issued a decree declaring a 4-day period of non-working public sector holidays in Egypt, from the day of Arafat until the third day of the Eid al-Adha, on account of the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays of Egypt.    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • Indian Punjab Public Holiday August 7
    Source: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh). Earlier this morning, the Government of India's state of Punjab amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2019, by declaring, the afternoon of Wednesday, August 7, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab ("Punjab govt declares a half-day holiday in govt offices as a mark of respect to Former External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. The holiday will be for the second half of the day (afternoon)"). (full story)    
  • Indian Punjab Public Holiday August 7
    Source: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh). Earlier this morning, the Government of India's state of Punjab amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2019, by declaring, the afternoon of Wednesday, August 7, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab ("Punjab govt declares a half-day holiday in govt offices as a mark of respect to Former External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. The holiday will be for the second half of the day (afternoon)").    
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique
  • full story
  • Mozambique Announces September 6 Papal Public Holiday
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), has announced that it will soon declare a one-off non-working public sector holidays in Mozambique, on Friday, September 6, 2019, on account of that day's visit to Mozambique by Pope Francis. (full story)    
  • Mozambique Announces September 6 Papal Public Holiday
    Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo). Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), has announced that it will soon declare a one-off non-working public sector holidays in Mozambique, on Friday, September 6, 2019, on account of that day's visit to Mozambique by Pope Francis.    
  • Qatar
  • Qatar
  • full story
  • Qatar 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA). Qatar's Emiri Diwan has extended the 2019 Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays, for ministries, government departments, general authorities and institutions, for the upcoming Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays. (full story)    
  • Qatar 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA). Qatar's Emiri Diwan has extended the 2019 Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public sector holidays, for ministries, government departments, general authorities and institutions, for the upcoming Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays.    

August 6, 2019

  • India
  • India
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  • India 2019 Kerala Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced that the upcoming annual public holiday for Bakrid (the Feast of Sacrifice), previously declared for Sunday, August 11, 2019, would instead be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019, as is the case for most other Indian states, except Goa. (full story)    
  • India 2019 Kerala Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced that the upcoming annual public holiday for Bakrid (the Feast of Sacrifice), previously declared for Sunday, August 11, 2019, would instead be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019, as is the case for most other Indian states, except Goa.    
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • full story
  • Kenya 2019 Idd-ul-Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenyan Interior Ministry Spokesperson, Wangui Muchiri, has announced that a special Gazette Notice would be coming soon, declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, a public holiday to mark the Eid ul Adha (Feast of Scarifice) annual public holiday of Kenya. (full story)    
  • Kenya 2019 Idd-ul-Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi). Kenyan Interior Ministry Spokesperson, Wangui Muchiri, has announced that a special Gazette Notice would be coming soon, declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, a public holiday to mark the Eid ul Adha (Feast of Scarifice) annual public holiday of Kenya.    
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • full story
  • Kuwaiti 2019 Eid Al-Adha Bank Holidays
    Source: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). Kuwait's Secretary General of the Union of Kuwaiti Banks, Hamad Al-Hasawi, has announced that on the occasion of the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait, the banks in Kuwait would close as of Saturday, August 10, 2019, and re-open on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. (full story)    
  • Kuwaiti 2019 Eid Al-Adha Bank Holidays
    Source: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). Kuwait's Secretary General of the Union of Kuwaiti Banks, Hamad Al-Hasawi, has announced that on the occasion of the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait, the banks in Kuwait would close as of Saturday, August 10, 2019, and re-open on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.    
  • Moldova
  • Moldova
  • full story
  • Moldova 2019 Public Holidays Extended
    Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres). The Cabinet of Ministers of Moldova has decided to declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday to link the annual, August 27, Independence Day, public holiday of Molova with the preceding weekend. (full story)    
  • Moldova 2019 Public Holidays Extended
    Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres). The Cabinet of Ministers of Moldova has decided to declare Monday, August 26, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday to link the annual, August 27, Independence Day, public holiday of Molova with the preceding weekend.    
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria
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  • Nigerian 2019 Eid-il-Kabir Public Holidays August 12-13
    Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Nigerian Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, August 12 and 13, 2019, had been declared as non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria on account of the upcoming Eid-il-Kabir (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holidays of Nigeria for the calendar year 2019. (full story)    
  • Nigerian 2019 Eid-il-Kabir Public Holidays August 12-13
    Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Nigerian Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, August 12 and 13, 2019, had been declared as non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria on account of the upcoming Eid-il-Kabir (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holidays of Nigeria for the calendar year 2019.    
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • full story
  • Pakistan Bank Holidays August 12-15
    Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that it would "remain closed from 12th to 15th August, 2019 (Monday to Thursday) being public holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha", on the occasion of the upcoming annual Independence Day Bank Holiday of Pakistan and of the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha annual non-working bank holiday of Pakistan. (full story)    
  • Pakistan Bank Holidays August 12-15
    Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that it would "remain closed from 12th to 15th August, 2019 (Monday to Thursday) being public holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha", on the occasion of the upcoming annual Independence Day Bank Holiday of Pakistan and of the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha annual non-working bank holiday of Pakistan.    
  • Togo
  • Togo
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  • Togolese 2019 Aïd-el-Kébir Public Holiday August 11
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Réforme administrative of Togo, on the recommendation of the Union musulmane du Togo (UMT), has announced that Sunday, August 11, 2019, had been declared as the date of the annual non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming Aïd-el-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday. (full story)    
  • Togolese 2019 Aïd-el-Kébir Public Holiday August 11
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Réforme administrative of Togo, on the recommendation of the Union musulmane du Togo (UMT), has announced that Sunday, August 11, 2019, had been declared as the date of the annual non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming Aïd-el-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday.    
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
  • full story
  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Draft
    Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev). Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2020 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which, as in previous years, except 2 years ago, includes a decision to postpone a working day in 2020, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time. (full story)    
  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Draft
    Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev). Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2020 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which, as in previous years, except 2 years ago, includes a decision to postpone a working day in 2020, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.    

August 5, 2019

  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • Australian Queensland Chistmas Eve Public Holiday Update
    Source: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (State of Queensland). The Palaszczuk government of the Australian State of Queensland is about to pass a law that would declare Christmas Eve as a non-working public holiday in Australia's State of Queensland.

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  • Australian Queensland Chistmas Eve Public Holiday Update
    Source: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (State of Queensland). The Palaszczuk government of the Australian State of Queensland is about to pass a law that would declare Christmas Eve as a non-working public holiday in Australia's State of Queensland.

       
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • full story
  • Ivory Coast Bank Holidays August 6-7
    Source: Association Professionnelle des Banques et Etablissements Financiers de Côte d’Ivoire (Abijan). The Association Professionnelle des Banques et Etablissements Financiers de Côte d’Ivoire, has announced that it had declared the afternoon of Tuesday, August 6, 2019, as a half-day non-working bank holiday in the Ivory Coast, leading up to the annual, August 7, Independence Day public holiday of the Ivory Coast. (full story)    
  • Ivory Coast Bank Holidays August 6-7
    Source: Association Professionnelle des Banques et Etablissements Financiers de Côte d’Ivoire (Abijan). The Association Professionnelle des Banques et Etablissements Financiers de Côte d’Ivoire, has announced that it had declared the afternoon of Tuesday, August 6, 2019, as a half-day non-working bank holiday in the Ivory Coast, leading up to the annual, August 7, Independence Day public holiday of the Ivory Coast.    
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritania
  • full story
  • Mauritania Id El Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie (Noakchott). Maurtitania's commission nationale d’observation du croissant lunaire has announced that Monday, August 12, 2019, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Mauritania, on account of the El Id El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Mauritania, as the "croissant lunaire du mois d’El Koue-da de l’an 1440 de l’Hégire a complété 30 jours". (full story)    
  • Mauritania Id El Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Journal Officiel de la République Islamique de Mauritanie (Noakchott). Maurtitania's commission nationale d’observation du croissant lunaire has announced that Monday, August 12, 2019, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Mauritania, on account of the El Id El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Mauritania, as the "croissant lunaire du mois d’El Koue-da de l’an 1440 de l’Hégire a complété 30 jours".    
  • Oman
  • Oman
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  • Oman 2019 Eid al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Omani authorities have announced the dates of the upcoming Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays for the private sector and the public sector, for the calendar year 2019, as running from Sunday, August 1 to Thursday, August 15, 2019, for both public and private sector workers. (full story)    
  • Oman 2019 Eid al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Omani authorities have announced the dates of the upcoming Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays for the private sector and the public sector, for the calendar year 2019, as running from Sunday, August 1 to Thursday, August 15, 2019, for both public and private sector workers.    
  • Panama
  • Panama
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  • Panama Mulls August 2019 Public Holidays Extension
    Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá (Panama City). Panama's Vice-President of the Republic, José Gabriel Carrizo, is reported to still be undecided as to whether to extend the scope of the upcoming, August 15, 500th anniversary of the founding of Panama City, to be observed nationwide, instead of being limited to the region of Panama City as is usually the case. (full story)    
  • Panama Mulls August 2019 Public Holidays Extension
    Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá (Panama City). Panama's Vice-President of the Republic, José Gabriel Carrizo, is reported to still be undecided as to whether to extend the scope of the upcoming, August 15, 500th anniversary of the founding of Panama City, to be observed nationwide, instead of being limited to the region of Panama City as is usually the case.    
  • Suriname
  • Suriname
  • full story
  • Suriname Declares Ied-Ul-Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo). The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming Ied-Ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Suriname would be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname. (full story)    
  • Suriname Declares Ied-Ul-Adha Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo). The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming Ied-Ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Suriname would be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname.    

August 4, 2019

  • Jordan
  • Jordan
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  • Jordanian 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). The Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, has issued a circular decreeing Saturday August 10, to Wednesday, August 14, 2019, as the non-working public holidays in Jordan on account of the upcoming "Eid Al Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays of Jordan in 2019. (full story)    
  • Jordanian 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). The Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, has issued a circular decreeing Saturday August 10, to Wednesday, August 14, 2019, as the non-working public holidays in Jordan on account of the upcoming "Eid Al Adha" (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays of Jordan in 2019.    

August 3, 2019

  • Mayotte
  • Mayotte
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  • Mayotte 2019 Ide-El-Kebir Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte (Mamoudzou). The French department of Mayotte has announced that Monday, August 12, 2019, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Mayotte on the occasion of the upcoming Ide-El-Kebir (aka. Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice). (full story)    
  • Mayotte 2019 Ide-El-Kebir Public Holiday August 12
    Source: Conseil départemental de Mayotte (Mamoudzou). The French department of Mayotte has announced that Monday, August 12, 2019, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Mayotte on the occasion of the upcoming Ide-El-Kebir (aka. Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice).    
  • Sénégal
  • Sénégal
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  • Senegal 2019 Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Announced
    Source: Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar). The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire - CNOCL) has announced that the upcoming Tabaski (Aid el Kébir, aka. Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Senegal would be on Monday, August 12, 2019. (full story)    
  • Senegal 2019 Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Announced
    Source: Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar). The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire - CNOCL) has announced that the upcoming Tabaski (Aid el Kébir, aka. Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Senegal would be on Monday, August 12, 2019.    

August 2, 2019

  • Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh
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  • Bangladesh 2019 Eid-ul-Azha Public Holidays
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Bangladesh's State Minister for Religious Affairs, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, has announced that the date of the upcoming 2019 Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), would be Monday, August 12, 2019. (full story)    
  • Bangladesh 2019 Eid-ul-Azha Public Holidays
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Bangladesh's State Minister for Religious Affairs, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, has announced that the date of the upcoming 2019 Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of Sacrifice), would be Monday, August 12, 2019.    
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
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  • Kyrgyzstan 2019 Kurman Ait Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek). The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Sunday, August 11, 2019, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on account of the Kurman Ait (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holiday of Kyrgyzstan, for the calendar year 2019. (full story)    
  • Kyrgyzstan 2019 Kurman Ait Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek). The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Sunday, August 11, 2019, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on account of the Kurman Ait (Feast of Sacrifice) annual public holiday of Kyrgyzstan, for the calendar year 2019.    
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
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  • Morocco 2019 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has announced that the date for the upcoming 2019 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, would be Monday and Tuesday, August 12-13, 2019. (full story)    
  • Morocco 2019 Aid Al Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Agence Maroc Arabe Presse (Rabat). The Government of Morocco, through its "ministère des Habous et des Affaires islamiques", has announced that the date for the upcoming 2019 Aid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Morocco, would be Monday and Tuesday, August 12-13, 2019.    
  • Myanmar
  • Myanmar
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  • Myanmar Adds August 12 Public Holiday
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangoon). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Myanmar has announced Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the official Myanmar bank holiday and non-working public holiday in Myanmar for the upcoming 2019 Eid ul-Adha Day (Feast of Sacrifice). (full story)    
  • Myanmar Adds August 12 Public Holiday
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangoon). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Myanmar has announced Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the official Myanmar bank holiday and non-working public holiday in Myanmar for the upcoming 2019 Eid ul-Adha Day (Feast of Sacrifice).    
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
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  • Pakistan 2019 Eid-ulAzha Public Holidays
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Government of Pakistan, following the announcement by the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, that the moon for Zil Hajj had been sighted, has officially announced the dates for the upcoming Eid-ulAzha (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2019. (full story)    
  • Pakistan 2019 Eid-ulAzha Public Holidays
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Government of Pakistan, following the announcement by the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, that the moon for Zil Hajj had been sighted, has officially announced the dates for the upcoming Eid-ulAzha (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2019.    
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
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  • St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday August 6
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre). The Government House of St. Kitts and Nevis has released a proclamation officially declaring Tuesday, August 6, 2019, a public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis, for the celebration of Culturama. (full story)    
  • St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday August 6
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre). The Government House of St. Kitts and Nevis has released a proclamation officially declaring Tuesday, August 6, 2019, a public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis, for the celebration of Culturama.    
  • Tunisia
  • Tunisia
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  • Tunisian 2019 Aïd El-Idha Public Holidays
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The government of Tunisia (Présidence du Gouvernement), following a communique by the Greaft Mufti, Othman Battikh, has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Idha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed on Sunday and Monday, August 11-12, 2019. (full story)    
  • Tunisian 2019 Aïd El-Idha Public Holidays
    Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). The government of Tunisia (Présidence du Gouvernement), following a communique by the Greaft Mufti, Othman Battikh, has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Idha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed on Sunday and Monday, August 11-12, 2019.    
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
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  • UAE 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Confirmed
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE Government has announced that the Eid Al Adha holiday for all private and public sector workers in the UAE, would run from Saturday, August 10, until Tuesday, August 13, 2019. (full story)    
  • UAE 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Confirmed
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE Government has announced that the Eid Al Adha holiday for all private and public sector workers in the UAE, would run from Saturday, August 10, until Tuesday, August 13, 2019.    

August 1, 2019

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
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  • Algerian 2019 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday and Monday, August 11 and 12, 2019, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria. (full story)    
  • Algerian 2019 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers). The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday and Monday, August 11 and 12, 2019, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria.    
  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
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  • Bolivian Public Holidays August 5-6
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Ministry of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing that Tuesday, August 6, 2019, would be observed as an official non-working public holiday to commemorate the "Día de la Patria" ("con suspensión de actividades públicas y privadas en todo el territorio del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia"). (full story)    
  • Bolivian Public Holidays August 5-6
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Ministry of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing that Tuesday, August 6, 2019, would be observed as an official non-working public holiday to commemorate the "Día de la Patria" ("con suspensión de actividades públicas y privadas en todo el territorio del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia").    
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
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  • Ghana Declares August 4-5 Public Holidays
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). A statement by the Minister of Interior of Ghana, Ambrose Dery, announced that Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had declared Monday, August 5, 2019, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, August 4, Founders Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Sunday in 2019 ("in view of the fact that August 4, 2019, falls on a Sunday, Nana Addo has by Executive Instrument, declared Monday, August 5, 2019, as a public holiday to be observed as such throughout the country"). (full story)    
  • Ghana Declares August 4-5 Public Holidays
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). A statement by the Minister of Interior of Ghana, Ambrose Dery, announced that Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had declared Monday, August 5, 2019, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, August 4, Founders Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Sunday in 2019 ("in view of the fact that August 4, 2019, falls on a Sunday, Nana Addo has by Executive Instrument, declared Monday, August 5, 2019, as a public holiday to be observed as such throughout the country").    
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Côte d'Ivoire
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  • Ivory Coast 2019 Tabaski Public Holiday
    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 Sunday, August 11, 2019, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast on account of the upcoming Aïd-el-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday of the Ivory Coast. (full story)    
  • Ivory Coast 2019 Tabaski Public Holiday
    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 Sunday, August 11, 2019, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast on account of the upcoming Aïd-el-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.    
  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Romania August 16 Public Holiday Declared
    Source: Mediafax (Bucharest). The Romanian Government, upon the proposal of the Ministry of Labor and Social Justice, and as expected, has agreed to declare Friday, August 16, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, throughout Romania, to link the August 15, feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, public holiday of Romania, with the following weekend. (full story)    
  • Romania August 16 Public Holiday Declared
    Source: Mediafax (Bucharest). The Romanian Government, upon the proposal of the Ministry of Labor and Social Justice, and as expected, has agreed to declare Friday, August 16, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, throughout Romania, to link the August 15, feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, public holiday of Romania, with the following weekend.    

July 31, 2019

  • Chile
  • Chile
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  • Chile 5-Day September Public Holidays Again In 2019
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). The government of Chile has confirmed that, once again, the upcoming celebración de las Fiestas Patrias 2019 will encompass 5 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Chile, this year, from September 18 to September 22, 2018, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Chile 5-Day September Public Holidays Again In 2019
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). The government of Chile has confirmed that, once again, the upcoming celebración de las Fiestas Patrias 2019 will encompass 5 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Chile, this year, from September 18 to September 22, 2018, inclusively.    
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
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  • Kuwaiti Assembly Approves New Ashura Public Holiday
    Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette). The Kuwaiti National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee has approved a draft law to declare Ashura as a new annual non-working public holiday in Kuwait, for both the private and public sectors.

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  • Kuwaiti Assembly Approves New Ashura Public Holiday
    Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette). The Kuwaiti National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee has approved a draft law to declare Ashura as a new annual non-working public holiday in Kuwait, for both the private and public sectors.

       
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
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  • Nicaraguan August 2019 Public Holidays
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing Thursday, August 1, and Saturday, August 10, 2019, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("Que de conformidad a lo establecido en el artículo 67 del Código del Trabajo, se declaran los días uno y diez de agosto del año en curso, asueto remunerado para tod@s l@s trabajador@s que laboran exclusivamente en el Municipio de Managua, por conmemorarse en dichas fechas las festividades de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Santo Patrono de los Managua") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua. (full story)    
  • Nicaraguan August 2019 Public Holidays
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). Nicaragua's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing Thursday, August 1, and Saturday, August 10, 2019, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("Que de conformidad a lo establecido en el artículo 67 del Código del Trabajo, se declaran los días uno y diez de agosto del año en curso, asueto remunerado para tod@s l@s trabajador@s que laboran exclusivamente en el Municipio de Managua, por conmemorarse en dichas fechas las festividades de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Santo Patrono de los Managua") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua.    
  • Thailand
  • Thailand
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  • Thailand 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Bank of Thailand (Bangkok). The official list and dates of the annual bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Thailand, for the upcoming calendar year 2020, has been released. (full story)    
  • Thailand 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Bank of Thailand (Bangkok). The official list and dates of the annual bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Thailand, for the upcoming calendar year 2020, has been released.    

July 30, 2019

  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
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  • Costa Rican 2019 Public Holiday On August 2
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). Costa Rica's Minister of Labour and Social Security (MTSS) has confirmed that the upcoming "Día de la Virgen de los Ángeles" annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica would be observed on its set date of August 2, and not moved to another weekday, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica. (full story)    
  • Costa Rican 2019 Public Holiday On August 2
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). Costa Rica's Minister of Labour and Social Security (MTSS) has confirmed that the upcoming "Día de la Virgen de los Ángeles" annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica would be observed on its set date of August 2, and not moved to another weekday, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica.    
  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Romania Mulls August 16 Public Holiday
    Source: Mediafax (Bucharest). The Romanian Government has announced that it was considering the declaration of Friday, August 16, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, throughout Romania, to link the August 15, feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, public holiday of Romania, with the following weekend. (full story)    
  • Romania Mulls August 16 Public Holiday
    Source: Mediafax (Bucharest). The Romanian Government has announced that it was considering the declaration of Friday, August 16, 2019, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, throughout Romania, to link the August 15, feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, public holiday of Romania, with the following weekend.    

July 29, 2019

  • Congo (DRC)
  • Congo (DRC)
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday August 1st
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The Ministre d’Etat, Ministre du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance Sociale of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo) has declared Thursday, August 1, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in the RDC ("la journée du jeudi 1er août est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national"). (full story)    
  • DR Congo Public Holiday August 1st
    Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa). The Ministre d’Etat, Ministre du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance Sociale of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo) has declared Thursday, August 1, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in the RDC ("la journée du jeudi 1er août est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national").    
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
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  • Kuwaiti 2019 Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays Preview
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has released a preview of the dates of the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait, which will run, in all cases for 4 days, as opposed to last year's 5-day Feast of Sacrifice public holidays in Kuwait. (full story)    
  • Kuwaiti 2019 Eid Al-Adha Public Holidays Preview
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has released a preview of the dates of the upcoming 2019 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait, which will run, in all cases for 4 days, as opposed to last year's 5-day Feast of Sacrifice public holidays in Kuwait.    

July 28, 2019

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kazakhstan
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  • Kazakhstan August 2019 Public Holidays
    Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana). The Government of Kazakhstan has August 11 and August 30, 2019, would be non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, during the month of August 2019, on account of the upcoming Kurban-Ait and Constitution Day annual non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan, but that no day in lieu public holidays would be given for either of these 2 public holidays on the following Monday. (full story)    
  • Kazakhstan August 2019 Public Holidays
    Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana). The Government of Kazakhstan has August 11 and August 30, 2019, would be non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, during the month of August 2019, on account of the upcoming Kurban-Ait and Constitution Day annual non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan, but that no day in lieu public holidays would be given for either of these 2 public holidays on the following Monday.    

July 27, 2019

  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
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  • Malaysia Clarifies Scope Of July 30 Agong Coronation Public Holiday
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). The Human Resources Ministry of the Malaysian Federal Government, has announced that the one-off public holiday in Malaysia, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, on account of the coronation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, "also applies as a paid holiday for employees in the private sector". (full story)    
  • Malaysia Clarifies Scope Of July 30 Agong Coronation Public Holiday
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). The Human Resources Ministry of the Malaysian Federal Government, has announced that the one-off public holiday in Malaysia, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, on account of the coronation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, "also applies as a paid holiday for employees in the private sector".    

July 26, 2019

  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
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  • Mauritius Declares July 29 Additional JIOI Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has announced that Monday, July 29, 2019, had been declared as another one-off non-working half-day public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the number of medals won by the national team at the JIOI (Indian Ocean Island Games). (full story)    
  • Mauritius Declares July 29 Additional JIOI Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has announced that Monday, July 29, 2019, had been declared as another one-off non-working half-day public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the number of medals won by the national team at the JIOI (Indian Ocean Island Games).    

July 25, 2019

  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Romanian Public Holidays Amendments Signed Into Law
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). Romania's President, Klaus Iohannis, has signed into law, the public holidays amendments ("Law no. 156/2019 for the completion of art. 139 of Law no. 53/2003 regarding the Labor Code") which will force the Romanian government to announce by January 15th, at the latest, any and all one-off public holidays it intends to declare for the year. (full story)    
  • Romanian Public Holidays Amendments Signed Into Law
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). Romania's President, Klaus Iohannis, has signed into law, the public holidays amendments ("Law no. 156/2019 for the completion of art. 139 of Law no. 53/2003 regarding the Labor Code") which will force the Romanian government to announce by January 15th, at the latest, any and all one-off public holidays it intends to declare for the year.