Thursday, July 14, 2016

Turkey Extends 2016 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays

Sources: Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul) and Turkey bank holidays and public holidays ( The Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, has announced that the upcoming Feast of Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha, in Arabic, or Kurban Bayrami, in Turkish) non-working public holidays of Turkey, would also be extended to last 9 days as was the recent End of Ramadan non-working public holidays in Turkey, which were extended to 9 days of non-working public holidays in Turkey, by declaring Friday, July 9, 2016, as a non-working public holiday to link the recent Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan) Turkish public holidays with the preceding weekend. [full story]