Mosque

Long Eid Al Fitr holidays for UAE public and private sectors

A nine-day public sector holiday has been announced in the UAE for Eid al-Fitr. A statement posted by the government on Twitter said the break will start on Sunday June 2nd 2019. Public sector workers who get a Friday and Saturday off will have a break from May 31st – June 8th inclusive. Work will […]

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Ghana

July 1st no longer a public holiday

The Republic Day of July 1st is no longer a public holiday following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s assent to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019. A statement signed and issued by the Minister of Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery on Wednesday May 8th announced that President Akufo-Addo assented to the new Act on April 16th […]

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Taiwan

Taiwan public holidays for 2020 announced

According to the calendar released by the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration, Taiwanese workers will receive 115 public holidays, including weekends in 2020. During 2020 they will enjoy five long weekends. As usual planning ahead and using your annual holiday allowance to create long weekends is an efficient way to extend the public holidays. In 2020, […]

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