Monday, May 17 declared a public holiday to commemorate 38th anniversary of the founding of the SPLM/SPLA
The government has declared Monday, May 17, 2021, a public holiday.
According to Eye Radio report,this is to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the founding of the SPLM/SPLA.
The day is marked on May 16, every year, but the government said moving it to Monday is because the holiday falls on a Sunday and coincides with the end of the Ramadan holidays that was already announced by the Ministry of Labor.
According to the Minister of Information, Michael Makuei, President Kiir directed that work begins on Tuesday, May 18 to allow South Sudanese to pay homage to the martyrs.