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Turkmenistan Declares October 24 Id al-Fitr Public Holiday

Source: Turkmenistan.ru (Ashgabad)
Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2006

Turkmenistan's President, Saparmurat Niyazov, has signed the decree "On Id al-Fitr celebrations" which declares Tuesday, October 24, 2006, as the date of the day off non-working public holiday for the upcoming Id al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) celebrations.

The End of Ramadan has been a non-working day off public holiday in Turkmenistan ever since the Decree No 2432 "On Id al-Fitr holiday" dated 14 January 1998 (1998-01-12).

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