North Cyprus Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Restored
Source:Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus Ministry Of Foreign Affairs (Lefkosa)
Posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2017
The deputy director of the Office of Personnel of the Republic of Northern Cyprus has announced that last year's proposal to cancel the Prophet's Birthday non-working public holiday in the Republic of Northern Cyprus had been rejected by Parliament, and therefore that Monday, January 13, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday in the Republic of Northern Cyprus on account of the upcoming "Mevlit Kandili" (birthday of the Prophet Muhammed).
Early last year (2013-01-04), the government of North Cyprus had announced that, beginning in 2013, there would be one less non-working public holiday in the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Cyprus, namely that the annual non-working public holiday for the Mavlid Al Nabi (the Prophet's Birthday) would no longer be included in the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Northern Cyprus.
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