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Turkmenistan Announces Oraza-Bayram Public Holiday

Source: Pravda (Ashgabad)
Posted: Monday, December 2, 2002
Most recent follow-up news item: November 21, 2003

Turkmenistan's President, Saparmurat Niyazov, has issued a decree proclaiming a day off public holiday for Friday, December 6, 2002, on the occasion of this year's Oraza-Bayram (end of Ramadan) Muslim festival.

This is the 5th year in a row that the End of Ramadan Muslim festival is observed as a non-working public holiday in Turkmenistan (2001-12-16, 1999-01-12 and 1998-01-12).

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