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Lebanon public offices to close for Easter

Belgium's Bram Hullebroeck, chief chocolatier at Burie Chocolatier prepares chocolate Easter chicks in his workshop in Antwerp, Belgium, Wednesday April 4, 2012.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

BEIRUT: Public offices, government institutions and municipalities across Lebanon will close Apr. 18-19 and April 21 for Good Friday and Easter, according to a statement from Prime Minister Tammam Salam Thursday.

This year, Easter falls on the same date for both the Western and Orthodox churches.





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