Nepal will have two public holidays a week - Saturday and Sunday - from May 15

Published On: April 27, 2022 03:09 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government has decided to go for two public holidays - on Saturday and Sunday - every week, with effect from May 15.

It has been decided to maintain office hours from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM with effect from May 15 as a trial. “Public holidays will be given two days a week on Saturday and Sunday,” according to the latest Cabinet decisions. 

Earlier, the finance ministry submitted a proposal to the Council of Ministers, urging the Cabinet to declare a public holiday on Sunday as well to reduce fuel consumption.


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