29/11/2020 03:27:05 (GMT +7)
 
 
 
 

Gov’t decides seven days off for 2021 Lunar New Year holiday

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a 7-day Lunar New Year break at the proposal of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Gov’t decides seven days off for 2021 Lunar New Year holiday
The 2021 Lunar New Year break. Graphics: VGP

Đổi trò chơiAccordingly, officials, public servants and employees working at administrative, non-business agencies, political organizations and socio-political organizations will have seven days off, from February 10, 2021 to February 16, 2021. 

Đổi trò chơiThe Lunar New Year is the biggest festival in a year for Vietnamese as it is an occasion for family reunion.

 

The Government chief also approved four days off for the 2021 National Day, from September 2-5.  VGP

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