21 December 2012
Additional Public Holidays in Timor-Leste on 24, 26 and 31 December 2012
ETLJB 21 December 2012 - The V Constitutional Government of Timor-Leste has decided to grant a day off on December 24, 26 and 31, 2012, for the whole day, to all employees and agents of the ministries or their dependent services, as well as to the institutes and integrated indirect administration bodies of the State.
This decision is based on Law No 10/2005 of August 10, which determines the days which are national holidays, the official commemorative dates and days off, and is made taking into account the family festivities celebrated in this festive season, and which is traditionally dedicated to the reunion of all its members, marked with celebrations and religious ceremonies. Source: Presidency of the Council of Ministers V Constitutional Government Press Release December 20, 2012