The Cabinet declared four special public holidays to create long weekends and promote domestic tourism as follows:


  1. Friday, February 12 for the Chinese New Year
  2. Monday, April 12, additional Songkran Holiday
  3. Tuesday, July 27, a holiday in lieu of the Buddhist Lent Day
  4. Friday, September 24, Prince Mahidol Day which is in remembrance of Prince of Songkhla, Mahidol Adulyadej


Besides, the holiday in lieu of the Chulalongkorn Day (Saturday, October 23) is moved to Friday, October 22 from Monday, October 25.


            In line with Rule 101.3 of the SEAMES Staff Rules and Regulations prescribing that all Thai Government official holidays shall be observed at headquarters, the Secretariat will be closed on 12 February, 12 April, 27 July, 24 September and 22 October 2021 while 25 October 2021 will be a normal working day.


Date              :   26 January 2021

Distribution    :   All staff members (by e-mail)

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