Non-working days in 2018 in Azerbaijan announced
The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Azerbaijan has announced the working hours and production calendar for 2018, abc.az reports.
According to the Ministry, by tradition, March will be the most "non-working" month with 5 days of Novruz holiday and International Women's Day.
Non-working days in 2018 will be January 1-2 (New Year), January 20 (Day of National Mourning), March 8 (International Women's Day), March 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 - Novruz holiday, May 9 (Day of victory over fascism), May 28 (Republic Day), June 15 (National Salvation Day), June 15, 16 (Ramadan holiday), June 26 (Day of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan), August 22-23 (Gurban holiday), November 9 (State Flag Day) and December 31 (Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis).
In addition, due to the fact that the holidays coincide with the days off and one day of the Ramadan holiday falls on the Day of National Salvation, for those who work five days a week, January 3, March 26 and June 18, 19 will be non-working, and for those who work six days a week, non-working will be January 3 and June 18.
The day of countrywide elections (referendum) is considered to be non-working.