The Cabinet on Monday approved the proposed list of holidays for the 2021 calendar year with 14 general holidays.
Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam confirmed the matter to the media, reports Somoy TV.
The 14 general holidays will include six weekly holidays – four Fridays and two Saturdays. There will be eight days of public holiday in the executive order on the occasion of Bengali New Year and various significant religious festivals.
There will also be five optional holidays for Muslims and Buddhists and eight optional holidays for Hindu and Christian communities.