Kurdistan Region announces holidays in March

04/03/2019 - 22:37 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) declared Sunday its official holidays during the month of March.

The spokesman for the KRG Safin Dizai in a statement, said that the holidays of the month of March and as stipulated by the law of holidays in the Parliament of Kurdistan, will be as follows:

On Tuesday, 2019/3/5, it will be a public holiday marking the beginning of the uprising of the people of Kurdistan against the regime of Saddam in 1991 in the city of Rania.

On Monday, 2019/3/11, there will be a public holiday marking the anniversary of the signing of the March 11, 1970 agreement and the liberation of Erbil in the 1991 uprising.

On Thursday, 14 March 2019, will be an official holiday marking the birthday of Mustafa Barzani.

The holiday of Nawruz begins on Wednesday 2019/3/20 and continues until Saturday, 2019/3/23 and the official working hours in the institutions of the Kurdistan Regional Government begins on Sunday, 2019/3/24.