National holidays in 2016

Presidency of the Council of Ministers

Sixth Constitutional Government

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Dili, January 29th, 2016

Press Release

National holidays in 2016

The public holidays with a fixed date and variable date for 2016, determined by the Law n.o 10/2005 of 10th of August, are the following:

a)          1st of January – New Year’s Day (fixed date public holiday);

b)         25th of March – Holly Friday (variable date public holiday);

c)          1st of May –World Labour Day (fixed date public holiday);

d)         20th of May – Restoration of Independence Day (fixed date public holiday);

e)          26th of May – Corpus Christi (variable date public holiday);

f)          7th of July – Idul Fitri (variable date public holiday);

g)         30th of August –Popular Consultation Day (fixed date public holiday);

h)          18th of September – Idul Adha (variable date public holiday);

i)           1st of November – All Saints Day (fixed date public holiday);

j)           2nd of November – All Souls Day (fixed date public holiday);

k)          12th of November – Youth National Day (fixed date public holiday);

l)           28th of November – Proclamation of Independence Day (fixed date public holiday);

m)        7th of December – National Heroes Day (fixed date public holiday);

n)          8th of December – Day of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception and Timor-Leste Patroness (fixed date public holiday);

o)         25th of December – Christmas Day (fixed date public holiday).

The Law n.o 10/2005, of 10th of August, determines national public holidays and the official commemorative dates.

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