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Embassy Holidays

Embassy Holidays and Operational Hours

The Embassy operational hours are 07:30 AM to 01:00 PM and from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.  On Friday, the Embassy is open from 07:30 AM to 01:30 PM.  Personnel take lunch between 01:00 and 02:00 PM.  The Embassy security guards are on duty around the clock and cover the Embassy phones after duty hours.  There are also duty officers on call from the Embassy and Peace Corps.  Emergency requests and enquiries should be directed to the Duty Officer when the Embassy is closed.

The following holidays will be observed in 2015:

January 1, Thursday New Year's Day U.S./Lesotho
January 19, Monday Martin Luther King Jnr. Day U.S.
February 16, Monday President's Day U.S.
March 11, Wednesday Moshoeshoe's Day Lesotho
April 3, Friday Good Friday Lesotho
April 6, Monday Easter Monday Lesotho
May 1, Friday Workers' Day Lesotho
May 14, Thursday Ascension Day Lesotho
May 25, Monday Africa/Heroes Day Lesotho
May 25, Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 3, Friday Independence Day U.S.
July 17, Friday King's Birthday Lesotho
September 7, Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 4, Sunday Independence Day Lesotho
October 12, Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11, Wednesday Veterans' Day U.S.
November 26, Thursday Thanksgiving U.S.
December 25, Thursday Christmas Day U.S./Lesotho
December 26, Saturday Boxing Day Lesotho