Vacation Nation - 4 more days added to public holidays of 2020 by Indonesia
By adding four more vacations day to 2020 calendar, the country now has 24 national holidays as collective leaves for the year in Indonesia. Previously there were 20 official public vacation days in 2020 by the government.
Muhadjir Effendy, Human Development and Culture Minister confirmed that the decision has been taken to boost domestic economy and tourism in Indonesia.
Following are the details of the added public holidays:-
- May 28 and 29 (Thursday and Friday), for the celebration of Idul Fitri, which falls on May 24 and 25 (Sunday and Monday). The new arrangement will add to the three existing collective leave days of May 22, 26 and 27 (Friday, Tuesday and Wednesday).
- Aug. 21 (Friday), for the celebration of the Islamic New Year, year 1442 by the Hijri calendar, which falls on Aug. 20 (Thursday).
- Oct. 30 (Friday), for the celebration of the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, which falls on Oct. 29 (Thursday).