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Below is a sample list of the most recent worldwide public holidays news and updates available to the public.

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June 18, 2022 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Australia
  • Australia
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  • Australia Reveals Plans For London Bridge Public Holiday
    Source: ABC (Canberra). The Australian plans for the eventual passing of Queen Elizabeth II after more than 70 years on the throne, code named "London Bridge is down", have been revealed, including the declaration of a one-off national public holiday in Australia. (full story)    
  • Australia Reveals Plans For London Bridge Public Holiday
    Source: ABC (Canberra). The Australian plans for the eventual passing of Queen Elizabeth II after more than 70 years on the throne, code named "London Bridge is down", have been revealed, including the declaration of a one-off national public holiday in Australia.    

June 16, 2022

  • Belarus
  • Belarus
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  • Belarus Adds October 21 Father's Day Holiday
    Source: The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk). The Official Internet Portal of the President of the Republic of Belarus has updated its list of National and Public Holidays and Commemorative Dates based on the Decree No.157 of 26 March 1998, by establishing a new annual holiday, Father's Day (Дзень бацькі), on October 21. (full story)    
  • Belarus Adds October 21 Father's Day Holiday
    Source: The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk). The Official Internet Portal of the President of the Republic of Belarus has updated its list of National and Public Holidays and Commemorative Dates based on the Decree No.157 of 26 March 1998, by establishing a new annual holiday, Father's Day (Дзень бацькі), on October 21.    
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
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  • Sri Lanka Releases Friday Public Sector Holidays Circular
    Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo). The Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government of Sri Lanka has released the circular declaring Friday as a special holiday for government employees, for a period of three months. (full story)    
  • Sri Lanka Releases Friday Public Sector Holidays Circular
    Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo). The Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government of Sri Lanka has released the circular declaring Friday as a special holiday for government employees, for a period of three months.    

June 15, 2022

  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
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  • Guatemala Moves Army Day Public Holiday To July 4
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala's Ministry of Labor (Mintrab) has confirmed that the upcoming, June 30, annual Army Day public holiday, would be observed on Monday, July 4, 2022. (full story)    
  • Guatemala Moves Army Day Public Holiday To July 4
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala's Ministry of Labor (Mintrab) has confirmed that the upcoming, June 30, annual Army Day public holiday, would be observed on Monday, July 4, 2022.    
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
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  • Haiti Corpus Christi Public Holiday June 16
    Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince). The General Secretary of the Presidency of Haiti has announced that Thursday, June 16, 2022, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with this year's Corpus Christi holiday ("le 16 juin 2022, jour de la Fête Dieu, est férié conformément au décret du 23 mai 1989 déterminant, en dehors des fêtes nationales, de façon plus précise les fêtes légales"). (full story)    
  • Haiti Corpus Christi Public Holiday June 16
    Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince). The General Secretary of the Presidency of Haiti has announced that Thursday, June 16, 2022, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with this year's Corpus Christi holiday ("le 16 juin 2022, jour de la Fête Dieu, est férié conformément au décret du 23 mai 1989 déterminant, en dehors des fêtes nationales, de façon plus précise les fêtes légales").    
  • Liberia
  • Liberia
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  • Liberian Electoral Public Holiday June 28
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia). The House of Representatives and the Liberian Senate have adopted a joint resolution setting Tuesday, June 28, 2022, as the date for the upcoming senatorial by-election in Lofa County. (full story)    
  • Liberian Electoral Public Holiday June 28
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia). The House of Representatives and the Liberian Senate have adopted a joint resolution setting Tuesday, June 28, 2022, as the date for the upcoming senatorial by-election in Lofa County.    

June 14, 2022

  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
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  • Kuwaiti Eid Al-Adha 2022 Public Holidays To Last 9 Days
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Council of Ministers has announced the dates for all state bodies and ministries of the upcoming 2022 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait, as running from Sunday, July 10, until Thursday, July 14, 2022 ("regular working days for the public sector will resume from Sunday, July 17"). (full story)    
  • Kuwaiti Eid Al-Adha 2022 Public Holidays To Last 9 Days
    Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City). The Kuwaiti Council of Ministers has announced the dates for all state bodies and ministries of the upcoming 2022 Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holidays in Kuwait, as running from Sunday, July 10, until Thursday, July 14, 2022 ("regular working days for the public sector will resume from Sunday, July 17").    
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
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  • Sri Lanka Declares Friday Public Sector Holidays For The Next 3 Months
    Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo). Sri Lanka's Cabinet Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena, has announced that the proposal to declare all Fridays for the next 3 months as public sector holidays in Sri Lanka, had been approved by Cabinet. (full story)    
  • Sri Lanka Declares Friday Public Sector Holidays For The Next 3 Months
    Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo). Sri Lanka's Cabinet Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena, has announced that the proposal to declare all Fridays for the next 3 months as public sector holidays in Sri Lanka, had been approved by Cabinet.