Holidays & Festivals in Libya

Holidays & Festivals in Libya Last updated on Thursday 22nd April 2010

As a Muslim country, Libya observes all the main Muslim festivals, with some additional national holidays.

Friday is the official day of rest.

Libyan national holidays are detailed below:

March 2nd: Declaration of the People's Authority

June 11th: Evacuation of foreign military bases

September 1st: Anniversary of the Revolution of 1969

Hours of business in private offices are from 7am to 2pm in summer, and from 8am to 1pm in winter. Evening office hours are from 4pm to 6.30pm throughout the year. Shopping hours are from 9am to 2pm and in the evening from 4.30pm to 8.30pm. Government offices and banks operate from 8am to 2pm.

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