Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tunisian 2014 Aïd El Fitr Public Holidays

Sources: وكالة تونس افريقيا للانباء (Tunis) and Tunisian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). 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) annual non-working public holidays throughout Tunisia would be observed from Monday, July 28, until Wednesday, July 30, 2014. [full story]

Kuwaiti 2014 Eid al Fitr Bank Holidays

Sources: The Central Bank of Kuwait (Kuwait City) and Kuwaiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Central Bank of Kuwait has issued a circular to the local banks about the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), stating that contrary to what was declared for government employees, Sunday, July 27, 2014, would not be a bank holiday in Kuwait. [full story]

Ugandan Census Public Holidays Ruled-Out

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 state minister for finance, in charge of planning the upcoming national housing and population census, Matia Kasaija, has reiterated that none of the 10 days of the upcoming census will be declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Uganda. [full story]

Australia Rules-Out Victorian Extra ANZAC 2015 Public Holiday

Sources: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne) and Australian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). A spokesperson for Premier Denis Napthine's Small Business Minister of the State Government of Australia's State of Victoria, Russell Northe, has confirmed that Monday, April 27, 2015, the Monday following ANZAC Day, would not be a non-working public holiday in Australia's State of Victoria. [full story]

Monday, July 21, 2014

Philippines July 28 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: Philippine Information Agency (Manila) and Philippines bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Philippines' Deputy presidential spokesperson, Abigail Valte, has once again announced that President Benigno Aquino III had ruled-out the declaration of a bridge non-working public holiday on Monday, July 28, 2014, on account of President Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA).. [full story]

Ivory Coast 2014 Aïd El Fitr Public Holiday

Sources: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) and Ivory Coast bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). 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 Thursday, July 24, 2014, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Nuit du destin (Revelation of the Quoran). [full story]

Ghana 2014 Ramadan Public Holiday

Sources: Ghana News Agency (Accra) and Ghana bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Kwesi Ahwoi, has announced that Monday, July 28, 2014, had been declared as the date of the 2014 annual Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Ghana. [full story]

UAE 2014 Eid-al-Fitr Public Holidays

Sources: وكالة أنباء الإمارات (WAM) and UAE bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The UAE Government has announced the dates of the upcoming 2014 annual Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in the UAE for both the public sector and the private sector. [full story]

Oman 2014 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays

Sources: وكالة الأنباء العمانية (Muscat) and Omani bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Omani authorities, as per the Royal Orders of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, and the Omani Minister of Manpower, have announced similar dates of the upcoming 2014 Blessed Renaissance Day and Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holidays, for the public sector and the private sector of Oman. [full story]

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Guernsey 2015-2016 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) and Guernsey bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Guernsey, for the calendar years 2015 and 2016. [full story]

Philippines Declares 2014 INC Public Holiday

Sources: Philippine Information Agency (Manila) and Philippines bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Philippines' President, Benigno Aquino III, has finally declared July 27, 2014, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Philippines in observance of the Iglesia ni Cristo centennial anniversary. [full story]

South Africa Mulls Mandela Public Holiday

Sources: South African Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and South Africa bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). South African Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced that the South African government was considering turning Mandela Day into an annual non-working public holiday in South Africa. [full story]

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Guinea Conakry 2014 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: guineeconakry.info (Conakry) and Guinea Conakry bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Guinea Conakry has amended its previously announced annual list of 2014 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry, by moving the date of the upcoming Lailatoul Qadr public holiday by one day. [full story]

Puerto Rico To Enact Public Holidays Reduction Next Week

Sources: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO) and Puerto Rico bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Governor of Puerto Rico, Alejandro García Padilla, has announced through the Governor's Mansion Press Secretary, Jesús Manuel Ortiz, that he would sign into law next week, probably Tuesday, the "Proyecto del Senado 1113" which was recently reconciled between the House and Senate of Puerto Rico, and which will reduce the number of annual public sector holidays in Puerto Rico, by combining 4 of the current annual non-working public sector holidays of Puerto Rico into one, the "Día de los Próceres Puertorriqueños". [full story]

Friday, July 18, 2014

Pakistan Extends 2014 Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holidays

Sources: Associated Press Of Pakistan (Islamabad) and Pakistan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). 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 2014. [full story]

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Liberia Public Holiday July 26

Sources: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia) and Liberian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Saturday, July 26, 2014, as a national non-working public holiday in Liberia to be observed across the country on account of Liberia's 167th annual Independence Day non-working public holiday. [full story]

Saudi Arabian 2014 Eid al Fitr Financial Holidays

Sources: السوق المالية السعودية (Tadawul) and Saudi Arabia bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) has in turn announced that it would be closed for the upcoming Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays from Friday, July 24, 2014, until Saturday, August 2, 2014, inclusively. [full story]

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Kuwaiti 2014 Eid al Fitr Public Holidays Approved

Sources: الكويت جنة الخدمة المدنية (Kuwait City) and Kuwaiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Kuwaiti Cabinet has approved the nine days annual non-working public holidays for the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr in 2014, as proposed by the Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC). [full story]

Indian 2015 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: कार्मिक, लोक शिकायत तथा पेंशन मंत्रालय कार्मिक मामलों (New Delhi) and Indian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released an amended 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 2015. [full story]