The Governmental committee on economic policy and European issues supported the draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On Shifting Working Days in 2008”. Thus, the working day on Wednesday, January 2 is shifted to Saturday, January 12; Thursday, January 3 to Saturday, January 26, and Friday, January 4 to Saturday, February 9.
According to the press service of the Finance Ministry, the committee, headed by first Vice Prime Minister, Finance Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, made this decision at its session on November 26.
Let us recall, that January 5,6 are weekends (Saturday and Sunday), and on January 7 Ukraine celebrates Christmas. Thus, January 1-7 will be holidays in Ukraine.