Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Worldwide Public Holidays News: July 2017


Iranian Public Holiday August 5
(Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017)
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency (Tehran) - Summary: The government of Iran has declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Iran on Saturday, August 5, 2017, on the day of the upcoming inauguration of president Hassan Rouhani in the Majlis. - Links: full story, other Iran news and updates, Iran public holidays, back to the top.



Nicaraguan August 2017 Public Holidays
(Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017)
Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its General Secretary, José León Arguello, has issued a communiqué announcing Tuesday, August 1, and Thursday, August 10, 2017, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("los días uno y 10 de agosto del año en curso, son asueto remunerado para todos los trabajadores que laboran exclusivamente en el municipio de Managua") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua. - Links: full story, other Nicaragua news and updates, Nicaragua public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2017 Aragon Public Holidays Gazetted
(Posted on Sunday, July 30, 2017)
Source: Gobierno de Aragón (Zaragoza) - Summary: The government of Spain's autonomous region of Aragon has gazetted (BOA de 28 de julio de 2017) its previously-announced annual list of regional non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Monaco Public Holiday August 15
(Posted on Saturday, July 29, 2017)
Source: Bulletin Officiel de la Principauté (Monaco) - Summary: Monaco's State Ministry has published the Circulaire n° 2017-7 which declares August 15, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Monaco. - Links: full story, other Monaco news and updates, Monaco public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Valencia Public Holidays Approved
(Posted on Friday, July 28, 2017)
Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia) - Summary: The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana has approved its previously-announced 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 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Luxemburg 2018 Bank Holidays Announced
(Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2017)
Source: Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung (Luxemburg) - Summary: The Luxembourg Bankers' Association (Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung) has issued its annual list of official bank holidays in Luxembourg for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Luxembourg news and updates, Luxembourg public holidays, back to the top.



Slovakian 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017)
Source: Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky (Bratislava) - Summary: The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of 2018 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Slovakia news and updates, Slovakia public holidays, back to the top.



Gambia 2017 Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Announced
(Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2017)
Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul) - Summary: The government of the Gambia has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be Saturday, September 2, 2017. - Links: full story, other Gambia news and updates, Gambia public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Balears Public Holidays Approved
(Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017)
Source: Dirección General de Trabajo Y Salud Laboral (Govern de les Illes Balears) - Summary: The spokesperson for the Consell de Govern of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears, Pilar Costa, has announced that the Consell de Govern had approved its official annual calendar of 2018 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral). - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Bhutanese Public Holiday July 27
(Posted on Sunday, July 23, 2017)
Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan (Thimphu) - Summary: The Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan has announced that Thursday, July 27, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan on the occasion of the upcoming annual Bhutanese non-working public holiday for the Drukpa Tshe Zhi (First Sermon of Lord Buddha). - Links: full story, other Bhutan news and updates, Bhutan public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Aragon Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2017)
Source: Gobierno de Aragón (Zaragoza) - Summary: The government of Spain's autonomous region of Aragon has announced the annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Aragon ("fiestas laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperables e inhábiles, para el año 2018 en la comunidad") for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Romanian Public Holiday August 14
(Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017)
Source: Mediafax (Bucharest) - Summary: The Romanian Government has announced that Monday, August 14, 2017, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday throughout Romania to link the August 15 public holiday with the preceding weekend. - Links: full story, other Romania news and updates, Romania public holidays, back to the top.



Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24
(Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017)
Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - Summary: The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, July 24, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela. - Links: full story, other Venezuela news and updates, Venezuela public holidays, back to the top.



Philippines 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017)
Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines (Manila) - Summary: Earlier today, Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, signed Proclamation No. 269, s. 2017, which lists the annual special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Philippines news and updates, Philippines public holidays, back to the top.



Timor Leste Public Holiday July 21
(Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017)
Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste announced that it had once again decided to grant additional day-off public sector holidays in Timor Leste ("toleránsia pontu iha loron 21 fulan-jullu ") on July 21, 2017, "due the parliamentary election to be conducted on the 22nd July". - Links: full story, other East Timor news and updates, East Timor public holidays, back to the top.



Azerbaijani Eid al-Adha 2017 Public Holidays
(Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017)
Source: Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers (Baku) - Summary: Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers has issued a decree declaring September 1 to 5, 2017, as non-working public holidays in Azerbaijan on account of this year's annual Gurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha) annual public holidays in Azerbaijan. - Links: full story, other Azerbaijan news and updates, Azerbaijan public holidays, back to the top.



Kuwait New Labour Law Takes Effect
(Posted on Sunday, July 16, 2017)
Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette) - Summary: The Kuwaiti amended Private Sector Labor Law took effect this week after its publication in the official gazette following the approval by the National Assembly of an amendment linking, or rather unlinking, annual leave days, the weekends, and public holidays in Kuwait. - Links: full story, other Kuwait news and updates, Kuwait public holidays, back to the top.



Armenian Rules-Out July 24 Public Holiday
(Posted on Sunday, July 16, 2017)
Source: Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Government of Armenia, has announced that, for the second year in a row, there would be no non-working public holiday in Armenia, on account of the upcoming Vardavar (Transfiguration) feast, on Monday, July 24, 2017. - Links: full story, other Armenia news and updates, Armenia public holidays, back to the top.



Peruvian July 27 Public Holiday Clarified
(Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2017)
Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima) - Summary: The Peruvian government has issued guidelines for the private sector concerning the upcoming voluntary public holiday of Thursday, July 27, 2017. - Links: full story, other Peru news and updates, Peru public holidays, back to the top.



Omani 2017 Renaissance Public Holiday July 23
(Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017)
Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat) - Summary: Omani authorities have announced similar dates for the upcoming 2017 Blessed Renaissance Day non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman. - Links: full story, other Oman news and updates, Oman public holidays, back to the top.



Malaysian Agong Public Holiday Moved Again
(Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017)
Source: Bernama News Agency (Petaling Jaya) - Summary: A statement issued by the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department has announced that the Malaysian annual non-working public holiday for the the official birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, would be moved, once again, this time to September 9, 2017. - Links: full story, other Malaysia news and updates, Malaysia public holidays, back to the top.



Bolivian Public Holidays July 16-17
(Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017)
Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour, Elizabeth Molina, has issued a communiqué announcing that Monday, July 17, 2017, would be observed as an official non-working public holiday ("feriado con suspensión de actividades públicas y privadas") to commemorate the "aniversario de La Paz", which falls on a Sunday in 2017. - Links: full story, other Bolivia news and updates, Bolivia public holidays, back to the top.



Isle of Man 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017)
Source: Isle of Man Public Services (Tynwald) - Summary: The Isle of Man Treasury Finance has officially announced the actual dates of the official annual Isle of Man bank holidays and of the non-working public holidays in the Isle of Man for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Isle of Man news and updates, Isle of Man public holidays, back to the top.



Nicaraguan Public Holiday July 19
(Posted on Monday, July 10, 2017)
Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Wednesday, July 19, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua, but that it would not be accompanied by additional public holidays, as had been hinted at recently, and had in fact happened in previous years. - Links: full story, other Nicaragua news and updates, Nicaragua public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Balears Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, July 9, 2017)
Source: Dirección General de Trabajo Y Salud Laboral (Govern de les Illes Balears) - Summary: The Consell de Govern of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (ámbito autonómico de las Islas Baleares) has announced its official annual calendar of 2018 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral). - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Israel 2018 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, July 9, 2017)
Source: The Bank of Israel (BOI) - Summary: The Bank of Israel has released the official list of the days in 2018 which will be observed as bank and public holidays in Israel, as part of its annual announcement of the "List of days in 2018 apart from Saturdays, which will be observed as Bank and Public Holidays in Israel". - Links: full story, other Israel news and updates, Israel public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Galicia Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, July 8, 2017)
Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia (DOG) - Summary: The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia (Consejo de la Xunta de Galicia) has published its annual official list of regional public holidays ("calendario laboral") in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



South Korea Public Holiday October 2
(Posted on Friday, July 7, 2017)
Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul) - Summary: The Government of South Korea decided to declare Monday, October 2, 2017, as a one-off (temporary) non-working public holiday in South Korea, to link the annual Chuseok South Korean public holiday with the preceding weekend and thus create a 9-day period of South Korean non-working public holidays and boost the economy. - Links: full story, other South Korea news and updates, South Korea public holidays, back to the top.



Indian Telangana Moves Bonalu Public Holiday
(Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2017)
Source: Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - Summary: The Government of India's State of Telangana has amended the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2017, by moving the Bonalu public holiday from Monday, July 10, 2017, to Monday, July 17, 2017. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Paraguay August 15 Public Holiday Maintained
(Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017)
Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción) - Summary: The Paraguayan head of presidential decrees, Edgar Rodas, has released another communique confirming that, notwithstanding the Decreto Presidencial N° 9393, the upcoming Día de la fundación de Asunción Paraguayan annual non-working public holiday would remain on its set date of Tuesday, August 15, 2017. - Links: full story, other Paraguay news and updates, Paraguay public holidays, back to the top.



Mongolia Naadam Public Holidays To Begin On July 10
(Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2017)
Source: Montsame Agency (Ulaanbaatar) - Summary: Earlier today, the Cabinet of the Government of Mongolia announced that the upcoming Naadam 2017 non-working public holidays in Mongolia would begin on Monday, July 10, 2017, instead of July 11. - Links: full story, other Mongolia news and updates, Mongolia public holidays, back to the top.



Turkey July 15 Public Holiday Confirmed
(Posted on Monday, July 3, 2017)
Source: Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul) - Summary: Turkey's official government website has added the new July 15 "National Day Of Democracy And The Union" to its list of official non-working public holidays in Turkey for the years 2017-2022. - Links: full story, other Turkey news and updates, Turkey public holidays, back to the top.



Algerian Public Holiday July 5
(Posted on Sunday, July 2, 2017)
Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - Summary: The Algerian government, through its Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale has announced that Wednesday, July 5th, 2017, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée chômée et payée"), on account of the upcoming "célébration du 55ème anniversaire de la fête de l'indépendance nationale". - Links: full story, other Algeria news and updates, Algeria public holidays, back to the top.



Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday October 13 Official
(Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2017)
Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - Summary: The President of Trinidad and Tobago, Anthony Carmona, has made the appointment of a one-off national non-working public holiday, on Friday, October 13, 2017, in honour of the First Peoples of Trinidad and "in recognition of their contribution to the islands", under section 4(1) of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act. - Links: full story, other Trinidad and Tobago news and updates, Trinidad and Tobago public holidays, back to the top.



Venezuelan 2018 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays
(Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2017)
Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - Summary: 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 2018 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Venezuela news and updates, Venezuela public holidays, back to the top.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Worldwide Public Holidays News: June 2017


Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 3
(Posted on Friday, June 30, 2017)
Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - Summary: The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, July 3, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San Pedro y San Pablo" bank holiday of Venezuela. - Links: full story, other Venezuela news and updates, Venezuela public holidays, back to the top.



Thailand October 26 Public Holiday Extension Ruled-Out
(Posted on Friday, June 30, 2017)
Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok) - Summary: The Office of the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Thsailand has issued a statement denying reports that the government of Thailand had extended to five days of public holidays on the occasion the Royal cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October 2017. - Links: full story, other Thailand news and updates, Thailand public holidays, back to the top.



Guatemalan Bank Holiday July 3
(Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017)
Source: Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City) - Summary: The supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has announced that a day in lieu bank holiday would be observed in Guatemala on Monday, July 3, 2017, in conjunction with the annual, Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala, as well as of the annual Día del Ejército non-working public holiday in Guatemala. - Links: full story, other Guatemala news and updates, Guatemala public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Valencia Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017)
Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia) - Summary: 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 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Bhutanese Public Holiday July 3
(Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017)
Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan (Thimphu) - Summary: The Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan has announced that Monday, July 3, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan on the occasion of the upcoming annual Bhutanese non-working public holiday for the Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche, also known as Guru Padmasambhava, who is believed to have brought Buddhism to Bhutan. - Links: full story, other Bhutan news and updates, Bhutan public holidays, back to the top.



Indian Haryana Public Holiday June 29
(Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017)
Source: Punjab Newsline Network (Chandigarh) - Summary: The government of the Indian State of Haryana has declared Thursday, June 29, 2017, as a public holiday in all its offices, educational and other institutes and boards and corporations in the jurisdiction of the areas of poll for Panchayat by-elections. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Mongolian Public Holiday July 7
(Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017)
Source: Montsame Agency (Ulaanbaatar) - Summary: The Mongolian General Election Committee has announced that Friday, July 7, 2017, the date of the upcoming second round of the Mongolian presidential election, would be another one-off electoral non-working public holiday in Mongolia. - Links: full story, other Mongolia news and updates, Mongolia public holidays, back to the top.



Chilean June 24 Public Holiday Bill
(Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017)
Source: Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Valparaiso) - Summary: Chile's President, Michelle Bachelet, has announced that she had sent a bill to congress which would create a new annual non-working public holiday in Chile on June 24 to commemorate Chile's native peoples. - Links: full story, other Chile news and updates, Chile public holidays, back to the top.



Western Australia 2019 Public Holidays Released
(Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017)
Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce (Perth) - Summary: The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has released it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Western Australia for the calendar year 2019. - Links: full story, other Australia news and updates, Australia public holidays, back to the top.



Lebanon 2017 Bank Holidays Amended Again
(Posted on Sunday, June 25, 2017)
Source: Banque du Liban (Beirut) - Summary: The Association of Banks in Lebanon has issued further amended version of the annual list of Lebanese non-working bank holidays in Lebanon for the calendar year 2017, as released late last year by the Banque du Liban (Lebanon's Central Bank). - Links: full story, other Lebanon news and updates, Lebanon public holidays, back to the top.



Ivory Coast 2017 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday
(Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2017)
Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - Summary: 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, June 25, 2017, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast. - Links: full story, other Côte d'Ivoire news and updates, Côte d'Ivoire public holidays, back to the top.



Uzbekistan 2017 Ramadan Public Holidays
(Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2017)
Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent) - Summary: The President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, has issued his annual resolution "On celebration of Ramadan Hayit" which declares Monday, June 26, 2017, as the non-working day off public holiday in Uzbekistan for the upcoming Ramazan Hayit (End of Ramadan). - Links: full story, other Uzbekistan news and updates, Uzbekistan public holidays, back to the top.



Greece 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2017)
Source: The Bank of Greece (Athens) - Summary: The Bank of Greece, Greece's Central Bank, has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Greece for the calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Greece news and updates, Greece public holidays, back to the top.



Malawi Public Holidays June 25-26
(Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017)
Source: Government of the Republic of Malawi (Lilongwe) - Summary: Malawi's Ministry Secretary for Local Government and Rural Development has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) holidays would be marked by a non-working public holiday in Malawi on Monday, June 26, 2017. - Links: full story, other Malawi news and updates, Malawi public holidays, back to the top.



Solomon Islands Public Holiday June 29
(Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017)
Source: Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) - Summary: The Solomon Islands Government, via a statement released by the Ministry of Public Service, announced a one-off non-working public holiday in the Solomon Islands on Thursday, June 29, 2017, to commemorate the final day of RAMSI celebrations. - Links: full story, other Solomon Islands news and updates, Solomon Islands public holidays, back to the top.



Benin Public Holiday June 26
(Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017)
Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou) - Summary: The government of Benin has released a communiqué signed by Benin's Ministry of Labour's, on behalf of the Ministre Du Travail, De La Fonction Publique Et Des Affaires Sociales, announcing that Monday, June 26, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan annual non-working public holidays in the Bénin. - Links: full story, other Bénin news and updates, Bénin public holidays, back to the top.



Gambia Extends 2017 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays
(Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017)
Source: The Point Newspaper (Banjul) - Summary: The President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Eid ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) would be extended from its previously-announced date of Monday, June 26, 2017, to last 2 days, including Tuesday, June 27, 2017. - Links: full story, other Gambia news and updates, Gambia public holidays, back to the top.



Nigerian Eid Public Holidays June 26-27
(Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017)
Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja) - Summary: The Nigerian Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, 2017, had been declared as non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria on account of the upcoming Eid-el-Fitri (End of Ramadan) annual public holidays of Nigeria. - Links: full story, other Nigeria news and updates, Nigeria public holidays, back to the top.



Tunisian 2017 Aïd El Fitr Public Holidays
(Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017)
Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) - Summary: The government of Tunisia (Présidence du Gouvernement), in conjunction with the "Institut national de météorologie" (INM), has announced that the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed from Sunday, June 25, until Tuesday, June 27, 2017. - Links: full story, other Tunisia news and updates, Tunisia public holidays, back to the top.



India 2017 Puducherry Public Holidays Amended
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Government of Puducherry (Saram) - Summary: The Government of India's state of Puducherry has, in turn, declared changed the date of the upcoming Shab-e-Qadr public holiday from Thursday, June 22, 2017, to Friday, June, 23, 2017. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



India 2017 Jammu and Kashmir Public Holidays Amended Again
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - Summary: The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a Government Order which further amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017 ("the Shab-e-Qadr holiday which was scheduled on Thursday will be observed on Friday in all government schools and offices"). - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Bahrain 2017 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - Summary: Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular stipulating as official non-working public holidays in Bahrain for the upcoming 2017 Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), the date of the Eid Al-Fitr as well as that of the 2 days that follow, as non-working public holidays in Bahrain to mark the Eid Al Fitr public holidays in Bahrain for the Islamic year 1438. - Links: full story, other Bahrain news and updates, Bahrain public holidays, back to the top.



Niger Public Holiday June 22
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger (Niamey) - Summary: The Ministère de l’Emploi, du Travail et de la Protection Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Thursday, June 22, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming lendemain de la nuit de Lailatoul Qadr (Nuit du Destin) annual public holiday of Niger. - Links: full story, other Niger news and updates, Niger public holidays, back to the top.



Saudi 2017 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Extended Again
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA) - Summary: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered that the upcoming 2017 End of Ramadan (Eid al Fitr) non-working public sector holidays in Saudi Arabia should be extended again, this time by a full week, with Government offices which were scheduled to reopen on July 2, now to re-open on July 9, 2017. - Links: full story, other Saudi Arabia news and updates, Saudi Arabia public holidays, back to the top.



Qatar 2017 Eid Public Holidays
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA) - Summary: Qatar's Emiri Diwan has announced that the period of annual non-working Qatar public holidays for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), had once again been extended to 11 consecutive days of public sector holidays. - Links: full story, other Qatar news and updates, Qatar public holidays, back to the top.



Kenyan 2017 Idd Ul Fitr Public Holiday
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi) - Summary: In a gazette notice the Kenyan Government's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Joseph Nkaissery, has signed a notice announcing that, pursuant to section 3 of the Public Holidays Act of Kenya, the date of the annual non-working public holiday for the upcoming Idd-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) in Kenya would be Monday, June 26, 2017. - Links: full story, other Kenya news and updates, Kenya public holidays, back to the top.



Suriname Ied-Ul-Fitr Public Holiday June 26
(Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Summary: The government of Suriname announced that the upcoming "Ied-Ul-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, June 26, 2017, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname. - Links: full story, other Suriname news and updates, Suriname public holidays, back to the top.



Guinea Conakry Public Holiday June 22
(Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017)
Source: Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - Summary: The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Thursday, June 22, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Laylatoul Khadri". - Links: full story, other Guinea news and updates, Guinea public holidays, back to the top.



Egyptian 2017 End of Ramadan Public Holidays
(Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017)
Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo) - Summary: Egyptian authorities have announced that the upcoming private sector's Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holidays of 2017, would run for 2 days, beginning on Sunday, June 25, 2017. - Links: full story, other Egypt news and updates, Egypt public holidays, back to the top.



Kyrgyzstan 2017 Orozo Ait Public Holiday
(Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017)
Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Monday, June 26, 2017, would be the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on account of the Orozo Ait (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Kyrgyzstan. - Links: full story, other Kyrgyzstan news and updates, Kyrgyzstan public holidays, back to the top.



Indonesian 2017 Bank Holidays Amended Again
(Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017)
Source: Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Summary: Indonesia's Central Bank, has released an amended version of its previously-released and amended list of 2017 bank holidays in Indonesia. - Links: full story, other Indonesia news and updates, Indonesia public holidays, back to the top.



Ghana 2017 Ramadan Public Holiday
(Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017)
Source: Ghana Government Portal (Accra) - Summary: Ghana's Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has announced that Monday, June 26, 2017, had been declared as the date of the upcoming 2017 annual Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Ghana. - Links: full story, other Ghana news and updates, Ghana public holidays, back to the top.



Oman 2017 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays
(Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2017)
Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat) - Summary: Omani authorities have once again announced dates for the upcoming 2017 Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Oman, which are the same for the public sector and the private sector of Oman. - Links: full story, other Oman news and updates, Oman public holidays, back to the top.



Denmark 2018 Bank Holidays Amended
(Posted on Sunday, June 18, 2017)
Source: Danmarks Nationalbanken (Copenhagen) - Summary: Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released an amended version of its previously-released annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Denmark news and updates, Denmark public holidays, back to the top.



Australian 2019 NSW Public Holidays Released
(Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2017)
Source: NSW Government (Sydney) - Summary: The State Government of Australia's State of New South Wales has released its annually expanded list of official non-working public holidays in Australia's State of New South Wales (NSW) for the calendar year 2019. - Links: full story, other Australia news and updates, Australia public holidays, back to the top.



Australian Victoria 2018 AFL Public Holiday Date Announced
(Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2017)
Source: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne) - Summary: The State Government of Australia's State of Victoria has officially announced the 2018 date for the still controversial "Friday before the AFL Grand Final" recently-added annual non-working public holiday observed in Australia's State of Victoria. - Links: full story, other Australia news and updates, Australia public holidays, back to the top.



Philippines End of Ramadan Public Holiday June 26
(Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017)
Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila) - Summary: Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, had issued Proclamation 235 declaring Monday, June 26, 2017, as the date of the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday of the Philippines, in accordance with Republic Act 9177. - Links: full story, other Philippines news and updates, Philippines public holidays, back to the top.



Indian 2018 Central Public Holidays Released
(Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017)
Source: The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - Summary: India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again
(Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017)
Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - Summary: The government of Indonesia has amended its previously-released annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2017") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2017, for both the private and public sectors, by extending the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays of Indonesia in 2017 to begin on June 23. - Links: full story, other Indonesia news and updates, Indonesia public holidays, back to the top.



Saudi 2017 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017)
Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA) - Summary: A spokesman for Saudi Arabia's Civil Service Ministry has announced that the upcoming 2017 End of Ramadan (Eid al Fitr) non-working public sector holidays in Saudi Arabia would be extended by 4 days as compared to last month's tweeted announcement that the 2017 End of Ramadan public sector holidays would run from Ramadan 25 until Shawwal 5. - Links: full story, other Saudi Arabia news and updates, Saudi Arabia public holidays, back to the top.



UAE 2017 Eid-al-Fitr Public Holidays
(Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017)
Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM) - Summary: The UAE Government's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has approved the dates of the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays for the UAE's Ministries and Federal entities (the public sector), beginning on Ramadan 29, 1438 AH. - Links: full story, other UAE (United Arab Emirates) news and updates, UAE (United Arab Emirates) public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 La Rioja Public Holidays Gazetted
(Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017)
Source: Boletin Oficial De La Rioja (La Rioja) - Summary: The recently released annual list of regional public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of La Rioja for the upcoming calendar year 2018 ("días inhábiles a efectos laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperable, del calendario del próximo año") has been gazetted. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Pakistan 2017 Eid-ul-Fitr Bank Holidays
(Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017)
Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi) - Summary: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that the State Bank of Pakistan and the commercial banks of Pakistan would observe their annual Eid-ul-Fitr bank holidays from June 26-28, 2017, meaning that, in conjunction with the subsequent weekend, banks in Pakistan will remain closed from June 24-28, 2017. - Links: full story, other Pakistan news and updates, Pakistan public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Asturias Public Holidays Gazetted
(Posted on Sunday, June 11, 2017)
Source: Boletín Oficial del Principado de Asturias (BOPA) - Summary: The Principado de Asturias autonomous region of Spain has gazetted its annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous regions of the Asturias (calendario laboral en el ambito del Principado de Asturias), for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Navarra Public Holidays Gazetted
(Posted on Saturday, June 10, 2017)
Source: Boletín Oficial de Navarra (BON) - Summary: The Directora General de la Politica Económica y Empresarial y Trabajo de Navarra has gazetted its previously-announced annual "calendario laboral" which lists the dates of the non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Navarra for the calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Nigerian Southwestern States Declare June 12 Public Holiday
(Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017)
Source: Vanguard (Abeokuta) - Summary: The State Governments of the Nigerian States of Ekiti, Ondo, Ogun, Osun, Oyo , and Lagos have once again declared Monday, June 12, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in these 6 southwestern Nigerian states. - Links: full story, other Nigeria news and updates, Nigeria public holidays, back to the top.



Indian Goa Public Holiday June 11
(Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017)
Source: Government of Goa (Panaji) - Summary: The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Sunday, June 11, 2017, would be a one-off statewide non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming polling day for the Goa panchayat elections. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Pakistan 2017 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017)
Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad) - Summary: The Federal Government of Pakistan has once again amended the dates for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays throughout Pakistan for the calendar year 2017, by expanding these annual Pakistani public holidays by one additional day. - Links: full story, other Pakistan news and updates, Pakistan public holidays, back to the top.



Maldives 2017 Ramadan Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2017)
Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release (Male) - Summary: The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has decided to extend the upcoming Eid ul-Fitr holidays annual public holidays in the Maldives, by 2 days, by declaring additional non-working public holidays in the Maldives on Wednesday and Thursday, June 28 and 29, 2017. - Links: full story, other Maldives news and updates, Maldives public holidays, back to the top.



Taiwan 2018 Public Holidays Released
(Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2017)
Source: Taiwan Central Personnel Administration (Taipei) - Summary: The Directorate General of Personnel Administration has released its official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Taiwan news and updates, Taiwan public holidays, back to the top.



Thailand 2018 Royal Ploughing Ceremony Public Holiday
(Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017)
Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok) - Summary: The government of Thailand has announced the date of the 2018 Royal Ploughing Ceremony annual non-working public holiday, thus completing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in Thailand for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Thailand news and updates, Thailand public holidays, back to the top.



Kuwaiti Mulls Western New Year Public Holiday Cancellation
(Posted on Sunday, June 4, 2017)
Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City) - Summary: A Kuwaiti National Assembly MP, Abdullah Fahad, has submitted a bill that would cancel the annual Western New Year public holiday, among others, in Kuwait. - Links: full story, other Kuwait news and updates, Kuwait public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 La Rioja Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, June 3, 2017)
Source: Boletin Oficial De La Rioja (La Rioja) - Summary: The Consejería de Industria, Innovación y Empleo of Spain's Autonomous Region of La Rioja, through its spokesperson, Begoña Martínez Arregui, has announced its annual list of regional public holidays in La Rioja for the upcoming calendar year 2018 ("días inhábiles a efectos laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperable, del calendario del próximo año"). - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Cataluña Public Holidays Gazetted
(Posted on Friday, June 2, 2017)
Source: Diario Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC) - Summary: The Conselleria de Treball de la Generalitat de Catalunya has gazetted, in the DOGC de 31 de mayo de 2017, the previously-announced annual list of the 2018 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's Autonomous Region of Cataluña. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Brunei Public Holidays October 5
(Posted on Friday, June 2, 2017)
Source: Brunei Information Department (Prime Minister's Office) - Summary: Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, has announced that Thursday, October 5, 2017, had been declared as a one-off public holiday in Brunei Darussalam "in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee of His Majesty’s ascension to the throne". - Links: full story, other Brunei news and updates, Brunei public holidays, back to the top.



Ukraine June 2017 Public Holidays
(Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017)
Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Summary: The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of June 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year. - Links: full story, other Ukraine news and updates, Ukraine public holidays, back to the top.