Monday, February 27, 2017

Week 8: February 20-26, 2017

Latvian 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2017)
Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga) - Summary: The government of Latvia has released the annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Latvia news and updates, Latvia public holidays, back to the top.

Tongan Public Holiday March 1st
(Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2017)
Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa) - Summary: Tonga's Prime Minister's Office has issued a communiqué announcing that Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, would be marked as an official non-working public holiday in Tonga in honour of the Queen Mother, Halaevalu Mata’aho, who died last Sunday. - Links: full story, other Tonga news and updates, Tonga public holidays, back to the top.

Bolivian Public Holidays February 27-28
(Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017)
Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing that Monday and Tuesday, February 27-28, 2017, would be observed as official non-working public holidays throughout Bolivia to on account of the upcoming Carnival. - Links: full story, other Bolivia news and updates, Bolivia public holidays, back to the top.

Timor Leste Public Holiday March 1st
(Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili) - Summary: 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 ona hodi fó toleránsia pontu iha loron 1 fulan-marsu ­- Kuarta-Feira Sinzas, iha kalendáriu katóliku") for Ash Wednesday, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, to to all employees and agents of the ministries or their dependent services, as well as the institutes and integrated indirect State administration bodies. - Links: full story, other East Timor news and updates, East Timor public holidays, back to the top.

Haiti 2017 Carnival Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) - Summary: The Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti announced that Haiti's President had issued an Executive Order (arrêté présidentiel) declaring Wednesday, March 1, 2017, had been declared as another non-working public holidays in Haiti to coincide with the 2017 Carnival public holidays in Haiti, and most particularly Ash Wednesday. - Links: full story, other Haiti news and updates, Haiti public holidays, back to the top.

Kyrgyzstan Public Holidays February 23
(Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 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. - Links: full story, other Kyrgyzstan news and updates, Kyrgyzstan public holidays, back to the top.

Kuwait Public Holidays February 25-26
(Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017)
Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City) - Summary: The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that it had declared Saturday and Sunday , February 25-26, 2017, as non-working public holidays for the upcoming National Day and Liberation Day annual public holidays, without, this time, a day in lieu public holiday due to the upcoming Liberation Day annual public holiday falling on a weekend day in Kuwait. - Links: full story, other Kuwait news and updates, Kuwait public holidays, back to the top.

Slovenian Constitutional Court Public Holidays Ruling
(Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017)
Source: Slovenska tiskovna agencija (Ljubljana) - Summary: The Constitutional Court of Slovenia has rejected a petition to review the constitutionality of the list of official annual public holidays in Slovenia, based on the fact that it does not contain any Muslim public holidays. - Links: full story, other Slovenia news and updates, Slovenia public holidays, back to the top.