Thai government approves 4 new holidays next year


The government approved yesterday four special holidays in July, October, and December next year to help boost the economy.

According to deputy government spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranakul:

Friday July 15 will create a five-day break starting from Wednesday (July 13) at the beginning of Buddhist Lent.

Friday July 29 will bridge the gap between July 28, His Majesty the King’s birthday, and the weekend.

Friday Oct 14 will bridge the gap between Oct 13, the day of King Rama IX’s passing, and the weekend.

Friday Dec 30, 2022, will create a four-day break over New Year.

The cabinet also approved Dec 28, King Taksin Memorial Day, as an extra national holiday for eight eastern provinces — Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat.

Source: Bangkok Post

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