Thursday, June 23, 2016

Kuwaiti 2016 Eid al Fitr Public Holidays

Sources: الكويت جنة الخدمة المدنية (Kuwait City) and Kuwaiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Kuwaiti Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that the extent of the 2016 annual non-working public holidays in Kuwait for the upcoming annual Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays will be five days, "whether Ramadan is 29 or 30 days". [full story]

Argentina Public Holiday July 8

Sources: Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) and Argentina bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Argentina's Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Santos, has announced that Argentina's President, Mauricio Macri, had declared Friday, July 8, 2016, as a one-off bridge non-working public holiday in Argentina, to extend the upcoming, July 9, Día de la Independencia public holiday of Argentina into a 3-day weekend. [full story]

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bangladesh Extends 2016 End of Ramadan Public Holidays

Sources: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) and Bangladesh bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Earlier today, a public administration ministry official announced that Bangladesh's Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, had approved a one-off non-working public holiday in Bangladesh on Monday, July 4, 2016, by virtue of her executive powers, meaning that Bangladesh's government offices will be closed from July 1st to July 9, 2016, inclusively, for the upcoming Jumatul Bidah, Shab-e-Qadar, and End of Ramadan public holidays of Bangladesh. [full story]

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Spain 2017 Valencia Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia) and Spain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana has announced its annual official calendar of non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia ("calendario laboral en toda la Comunidad Valenciana") for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]

Monday, June 20, 2016

Israel Votes Alyah National Holiday

Sources: Haaretz (Tel Aviv) and Israel public holidays (qppstudio.net). Later today, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) is expected to unanimously approve the second and third reading of a bill which will introduce a new holiday in Israel to commemorate the Aliyah. [full story]

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Venezuelan 2017 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays

Sources: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) and Venezuela bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2017 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]

Saturday, June 18, 2016

South African Local Elections August 3

Sources: South African Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and South Africa bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The South African Government Communication and Information System has announced the date of the upcoming South African Local Government Elections as Wednesday, August 3, 2016, midweek as was the case 5 years ago, when it was also declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in South Africa. [full story]

Indian HR and PB Public Holidays June 21

Sources: Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) and Indian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Governments of India's states of Haryana and of the Punjab have separately announced that they had declared the morning of Tuesday, June 21, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in their respective states on account of the upcoming International Yoga Day. [full story]

Friday, June 17, 2016

Sri Lankan June 20 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: அரசாங்க சேவை ஆணைக்குழு இலங்கை (Colombo) and Sri Lanka bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Sri Lankan Ministry of Public Administration and Local Government has announced that the Sri Lankan Government had decided not to declare Monday, June 20, 2016, as a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka in view of the annual Poson Poya Day public holiday of Sri Lanka falling on a Sunday in 2016. [full story]