Monday, February 20, 2017

Week 7: February 13-19, 2017

Indian 2017 West Bengal Public Holidays Expanded
(Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017)
Source: Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - Summary: The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has announced that Buddha Purnima would be a non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.

Malaysian KTN Public Holiday February 19
(Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017)
Source: Bernama News Agency (Pengkalan Kubor) - Summary: The Deputy Chief Minister of the government of Malaysia's State of Kelantan, Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah, has declared Sunday, February 19, 2017, as another one-off state public holiday in Malaysia's State of Kelantan to allow Kelantanese to participate in the Act 355 rally, which will take place on February 18, 2017, in Kuala Lumpur. - Links: full story, other Malaysia news and updates, Malaysia public holidays, back to the top.

Canada BC Family Day Public Holidays Update
(Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Source: The Government of the Province of British Columbia (Victoria) - Summary: The petition launched in 2015 to request that the Government of Canada's Province of British Columbia change the date of the annual Family Day non-working public holiday has now reached 20000 signatures. - Links: full story, other Canada news and updates, Canada public holidays, back to the top.

Afghanistan Public Holiday February 14
(Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017)
Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul) - Summary: The government of Afghanistan has declared Tuesday, February 14, 2017 (Dalwa 26 in the Afghan calendar), as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan on account of the upcoming "Soviet defeat and withdrawal from Afghanistan". - Links: full story, other Afghanistan news and updates, Afghanistan public holidays, back to the top.