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Ukraine's Crimean Parliament Votes To Add Muslim Eids As Public Holidays

Source: World Bulletin (Istanbul)
Posted: Monday, November 24, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: November 18, 2009


Deputies of Ukraine's regional Crimean Parliament have passed a bill which would amend article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine making the 2 Muslim Eid festivals (Qurban Bayram and Ramadan Bayram) public holidays in the Crimea.

This occurred during a regular session of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.



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