President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has made additions to the government holidays for the upcoming year.
The days that have been declared as government holidays are;
· 2 January, a Thursday,
· 27 May, a Wednesday,
· 28 May, a Thursday,
· 28 July, a Tuesday,
· 29 July, a Wednesday and
· 12 November, a Thursday.
With the addition of 2 January as a public holiday, civil service employees get four consecutive off days for the New Year. Moreover, with the addition of 28 and 29 July, employees will get a six-day leave for Independence Day.
27 and 28 May adds to the Eid-Al-Fitr public holiday.
Finally, with the declaration of 12 November as a public holiday, government employees get four days as Republic Day holiday.