The Kurban Bayram holiday has begun today, Tuesday, 21 August.
All public and administrative offices, with the exception of essential services, will remain closed until 27 August after the council of ministers declared Monday as an administrative holiday.
The police have announced that it has taken all necessary measures to ensure the public enjoys a safe and secure Bayram holiday.
The state prison will also be open to visitors throughout the Bayram holiday.
Bayrak Radio Television’s English news desk will be closed from Monday to Friday with services resuming on Saturday.