Friday, February 12, 2016

Uzbekistan Public Holidays March 6-7-8

Sources: O‘zA – O‘zbekiston Milliy axborot agentligi (Tashkent) and Uzbekistan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, has signed the resolution "On shifting day-off from Saturday, 5 March, to Monday, 7 March 2016" which declares Monday, March 7, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Uzbekistan, in connection with the celebration of the International Women’s Day annual non-working public holiday in Uzbekistan to be observed on March 8, 2016. [full story]

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Kyrgyzstan Public Holidays February 22-23

Sources: Кабар - Кыргыз Улуттук Маалымат Агенттиги (Bishkek) and Kyrgyzstan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Migration of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Monday and Tuesday, February 22-23, 2016, would be official non-working public holidays in Kyrgyzstan on account of the upcoming Defender of the Fatherland Day annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan. [full story]

Serbian Public Holidays February 15-16

Sources: Министарство рада и социјалне политике (Belgrade) and Serbia bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Serbian Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs in the field of Labour, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, February 15 and 16, 2016, would be observed as non-working public holidays in Serbia on account of Serbia's Statehood Day which coincides with the "Sretenje" (Candlemas using the Julian calendar). [full story]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Ugandan Public Holiday February 18

Sources: Uganda Media Centre, Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) and Ugandan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). In a joint communiqué by Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, and Permanent Secretary Public Service Ministry, Catherine Bitarakwate, the government of Uganda announced that Thursday, February 18, 2016, would be another non-working public holiday in Uganda, on account of the upcoming presidential polls in Uganda. [full story]

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Nepalese Maghi Public Holiday February 10

Sources: नेपाली गृह मंत्रालय के मंत्रालय (Kathmandu) and Nepalese bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Home Minister of the government of Nepal has announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10, 2016, had been declared another nationwide non-working public holiday in Nepal on account of the funeral of former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. [full story]

Haiti 2016 Carnival Public Holidays Extended

Sources: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) and Haiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti announced that Haiti's President had issued an Executive Order declaring Wednesday, February 10, 2016, had been declared as another non-working public holidays in Haiti to coincide with the 2016 Carnival public holidays in Haiti, and most particularly Ash Wednesday. [full story]

Timor Leste Public Holiday February 10

Sources: Komunikadu Imprensa Sekretaria Estadu Konsellu Ministru Timor-Leste (Dili) and Timor Leste bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Earlier today, the government of Timor Leste announced that it had once again decided to grant an additional day-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste ("Governu deside fó toleránsia pontu iha loron 10 fulan-fevereiru tinan 2016") for Ash Wednesday, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, to to all employees of ministries, departments and State agencies including all State institutes and other Bodies. [full story]

Ugandan Public Holiday February 16

Sources: Uganda Media Centre, Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) and Ugandan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, has announced that Tuesday, February 16, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday in Uganda, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed on February 16, 1977. [full story]

Monday, February 8, 2016

Haiti 2016 Carnival Public Holidays

Sources: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) and Haiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti has announced that, following deliberations by the Council of Ministers, Haiti's President had issued an Executive Order declaring the afternoon of Monday, February 8, and all day Tuesday, February 9, 2016, as non-working public holidays in Haiti to coincide with the 2016 Carnival public holidays in Haiti. [full story]

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Cape Verde Public Holidays February 9-10

Sources: Ministro da Administração Interna (República de Cabo Verde) and Cape Verde bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Cape Verde, through the Gabinete do Secretário de Estado da Administração Pública, has declared one-off non-working public holidays (tolerância de ponto) on account of the upcoming Carnival and subsequent Ash Wednesday (na quadra carnavalesca e na celebração do dia das Cinzas). [full story]

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Bhutanese Public Holiday February 8

Sources: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan (Thimphu) and Bhutanese bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Late last night, Bhutan's Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, announced via a news release from the Royal Office of Media, that Monday, February 8, 2016, had been declared a one-off nationwide non-working public holiday in Bhutan, to celebrate the birth, earlier that day, of a royal heir to His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema. [full story]