Laxmikant Parsekar said the government has not dropped Gandhi Jayanti from the list of public holidays
and it could be a printing mistake.
The United Arab Emirates, a fast developing travel market, comes lower on the list with 11 public holidays
In contrast, the UK has the least number of public holidays
, only eight, with patron saints' days, St Andrew's Day, St David's Day and St George's Day not recognised as public holidays
in Scotland, Wales and England, unlike Ireland's St.
14, the anniversary of the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a public holiday
Dr Sian Finlay, who was involved in the research at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, said: "Consultant physicians in Dumfries spend as much time on the acute medical unit during public holidays
as they do on normal days and weekends.
I understand that Saturday and Sunday were public holidays
in Bahrain due to Ashoora and Monday was given holiday in lieu of Saturday.
Last year, the additional public holiday
to mark the royal wedding caused a headache for some employers, particularly given that Unite decided to name and shame employers who either treated the day as any other Friday and did not pay bank holiday rates to those staff who did work, or did not give them a day off in lieu.
Opinions on the proposal are being sought with the launch of a new website and Twitter consultation - which could see the day move to October or celebrating a patron saint day with a public holiday
President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbaeva suggests to keep March 24 as a public holiday
The NHS unions have been seeking an agreement from NHS Employers to ensure that the 29 April bank holiday is treated as a public holiday
for the purposes of the AfC terms and conditions, but NHS Employers has only offered it as a day for plain time rate payments with time off in lieu at a later date.
Summary: RIYADH: An announcement on Wednesday that Saturday would be a one-off public holiday
for all schools and government departments has caused widespread confusion in the Kingdom.
At no time since bank holidays were introduced in 1871 has there been a statutory right for employees to take a bank or public holiday