Source:Turkmenistan Government Information Agency (Ashgabad)
Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: October 1, 2014
Turkmenistan's President, Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov, has signed a decree ("On the celebration of Kurban Bairam") declaring 3 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Turkmenistan on account of the upcoming Kurban Bairam (Feast of Sacrifice).
The aforementioned announcement does not mention what is to happen to the annual October 27-28 Independence Day public holidays, and whether they will be moved as the last holiday that fell on a Sunday did (2012-08-14).
However, the presidential decree does specify that Monday, October 29, 2012, will be an additional non-working public holiday due to the fact that the last day of the 3 consecutive days of non-working public holidays in Turkmenistan on account of the upcoming Kurban Bairam is a Sunday.
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