Government of Argentina decrees a national holiday to celebrate the victory in Qatar 2022 | qatar-2022


The government of Argentina decreed the national holiday for this Tuesday, December 20, the day the The Argentine team will carry out a caravan from Ezeiza to the Obelisk to celebrate winning the World Cup with the fans.

The objective of the decreed measure is that Argentines can go out to celebrate with the team that beat France in the World Cup final in Qatar to obtain the third star in the history of the National Team.

As the government explained, the banks and the AFIP will work until 12 noon, while public transport will function normally.

“Companies were talked to to ensure public transport, which must provide the service and whose supervision will be the responsibility of the National Transport Regulation Commission (CNRT),” national government sources told the Télam news agency.

The news was released this Monday afternoon, while the plane carrying the Albiceleste delegation continues on its way to Buenos Aires. The Ministers of National, Provincial and City Security met in the offices of Aníbal Fernández to coordinate the route that the squad will take from the AFA premises in Ezeiza to the center of the trans-Andean capital.

Some 3,300 Buenos Aires police officers will guard tomorrow the return of the Argentine National Team and the Cup obtained in the Arab country. After leaving Doha for Rome to carry out a technical one, and from there to Buenos Aires, the team will arrive at the Ezeiza International Airport after midnight and will rest on the property that AFA have in that city.

After noon, it will begin its journey to be close to the fans, where they will pass through the main streets of Buenos Aires (25 de Mayo Highway, 9 de Julio Avenue, Libertador/Figueroa Alcorta Avenue, General Paz Avenue).

The administration of President Alberto Fernández had also evaluated the possibility of giving the public administration a holiday. This was not formally implemented, however, the governments of the provinces of La Rioja and Catamarca did decree it.

This Monday morning, the Argentine Football Association cleared up doubts regarding the celebrations with the players and the squad and reported that the celebration will be this Tuesday the 20th at the Obelisk of the City of Buenos Aires and did not comment on the possibility of being in the Casa Rosada.

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