The cabinet has approved the proposed list of holidays for the year 2021 with 14 general holidays and eight more by the executive order of the government.
The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chaired the virtual meeting.
Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam informed this while briefing journalists after the meeting.
He said there will also be some optional holidays for various religious communities of the country.