Kazakhstan will enjoy additional three days off for December holidays, Tengrinews reports.
According to the Holidays Law of Kazakhstan, the First President’s Day that is celebrated on December 1 is a public holiday and the Independence Day - December 16-17 - is a national holiday. Both holidays days off.
December 1 – the First President's Day -- is Sunday, so, according to the law, the next day become the day off. This means that besides Saturday, November 30, and Sunday, December 1, Kazakhstan will also have a rest day on Monday, December 2.
According to the law, the Independence Day is celebrated for two days - December 16 and 17. This year these are Monday and Tuesday.
This makes three December weekdays the additional days off for Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan celebrated the new public holiday - the First President’s Day - for the first time last year. And Kazakhstan marks the 22th anniversary of its independence this year.