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Turkmenistan Declares February 23-25 Public Holidays

Source: Turkmen State News Service (Ashgabat)
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2002

Turkmenistan's president, Saparmyrat Niyazov, has signed a resolution declaring February 23-25, 2002, as a non-working public holidays on account of the upcoming feast for Id al-Adha ("the annual Muslim festival marking the end of the pilgrimage to Mecca").

This decree follows the practice of past years (2001-02-27 and 1999-03-19) and is in line with decree No 1773 issued on 19 April 1994.

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