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Seven-day holiday for Lunar New Year 2020 approved

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to a Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs proposal on a seven-day holiday for the Lunar New Year (or Tet) in 2020.

 

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Holidays for Tet 2020 will begin from Thursday, January 23, 2020 (or the 29th day of the last lunar month of the Year of the Pig) to the end of Wednesday, January 29, 2020 (or the fifth day of the first lunar month of the Year of the Rat).

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Ngoc Dung signed the decision.

The first and second day of the Lunar New Year falls on Saturday and Sunday, but the days-off on January 28 and 29 will be holidays.

Agencies and units are instructed to arrange work based on their plans during the holidays to ensure they provide sufficient services for the public

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs was assigned to announce the implementation of the Tet Holiday plan.

Employees had nine days off for the Lunar New Year 2019 on February 2-10. Dtinews

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