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* Worldwide – World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2013
* Oman, all ports – Change of weekend  
DATE: April 20, 2013 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2013
Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:
Tue 23 Apr – National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (Turkey)
Thu 25 Apr – ANZAC Day (Australia & New Zealand)
Thu 25 Apr – Italy Liberation Day
Thu 25 Apr – Portugal Freedom Day
Sat 27 Apr – South Africa Freedom Day
Mon 29 Apr-Tue 30 Apr  – China Labour Day Holiday
Tue 30 Apr – Queen’s Day (Netherlands)
Wed 1 May – May Day/Labour Day
Wed 1 May – Day of Unity of Kazakhstan Nations
Thu 2 May-Fri 3 May  – Russia Bank Holiday
Fri 3 May – Greek Orthodox Good Friday
Fri 3 May – Poland Constitution Day
For information about operations around the world contact the respective GAC office. Details may be found in the ‘Contacts’ section of www.gac.com
DATE: April 20, 2013 COUNTRY: Oman PORT: all ports – Change of weekend
The Government of Oman has advised that from 1 May 2013, weekend holidays will change to Friday & Saturday.
All public and private sector offices will therefore be closed on Friday and Saturdays.
Port Sultan Qaboos will be closes during the weekend and all operations will be under overtime.
Customs & Immigration will be closed during the weekend, but officers will attend vessel clearances as usual.
Banks will close during the weekend.
For information about operations in Oman contact GAC Oman at muscat@gac.com

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