Songkran extended to a five day holiday this year

You have five full days to get soaked this year as the Cabinet has approved an extended public holiday for Songkran 2019.

Songkran enthusiasts, and everyone else, now have an additional public holiday on Friday April 12 (Songkran, the Thai New Year, is on April 13 every year).

Government assistant spokesman Colonel Athisit Chainuwat said that state enterprises, financial institutions, the Bank of Thailand, the Ministry of Labour and private corporations could adjust the holidays as required in line with relevant laws.

For public service, which have already set their schedules over Songkran, the colonel said that the heads of those agencies have the discretion to make appropriate decisions to avoid adversely affecting delivery of their services.

Songkran extended to a five day holiday this year | News by Thaiger

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