The list of holidays and memorial dates, celebrated without time off

In accordance with the Decree of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the list of holidays and memorial dates, celebrated in Turkmenistan without time off (if they fall on working days) is approved:

1) Defender of the Fatherland Day – January 27;

2) Diplomat’s Day of Turkmenistan – February 18;

3) Day of the Workers of the Transport and Communication Complex – March 7;

4) Chemical Industry Workers’ Day – March 31;

5) World Health Day – April 7;

6) Migration Service Officers’ Day – April 17;

7) Turkmen Horse Day – the last Sunday of April;

8) Victory Day in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War – May 9;

9) Ashgabat City Day – May 25;

10) Internal Affairs Servicemen's Day – May 29;

11) Turkmen Carpet Day – the last Sunday of May;

12) International Children’s Day – June 1;

13) World Environment Day – June 5;

14) Textile Industry Workers’ Day – the first Sunday of June;

15) Science Day – June 12;

16) Judiciary and Law-Enforcement Staff Day – June 18;

17) Prosecutor General's Day – June 26;

18) Day of Workers of Culture and Arts, and Magtymguly Fraghi’s poetry Day – June 27;

19) Judicial Authority Staff Day – July 5;

20) Health Care and Medical Industry Workers’ Day – July 21;

21) Frontier Guards Day – August 11;

22) Knowledge and Students’ Day – September 1;

23) Power Industry Workers’ Day – the second Saturday of September;

24) National Security Workers’ Day – September 30;

25) International Day of Older Persons – October 1;

26) Navy Day – October 9;

27) Day of Customs Workers – November 4;

28) Harvest Day – the second Sunday of November;

29) Oil and Gas Industry and Geology Workers’ Day – December 14;

30) First President of Turkmenistan S.A. Niyazov Memorial Day – December 21.

2. If a holiday or memorial date mentioned in the first item of this Decree falls on another holiday, one of them can be observed on another day in accordance with the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan.