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Pres. Weah declares Tuesday a Nat’l Holiday

by Jarp Davies

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-President George Weah has by proclamation declared Tuesday, August 24, National Flag Day to be observed as national holiday throughout the Country.

The proclamation calls on citizens and foreign residents to give prominence to the day, by flying the National Flag from residential homes and public buildings.

According to a Foreign Ministry release issued over the weekend, Government offices, public and business houses are to be closed during the observance of the day.

The proclamation further directs the Ministry of Education and related agencies to execute vital programs in keeping with the COVID-19 Health Protocols.

The proclamation is in consonance with an Act of the National Legislature approved in October 1915, declaring the 24th Day of August each year as National Flag Day.

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