Eid al-Fitr

Joint TV interview of AKP and CHP mayoral candidates coming after Eid al-Fitr

A joint TV interview with the two leading Istanbul mayoral candidates Binali Yıldırım of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Ekrem İmamoğlu of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) is planned for after the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the AKP deputy chair has announced.

5 million tourists to create 10 bln lira financial turnover during Eid al-Fitr: Tourism players

The nine-day-long Eid al-Fitr holiday is expected to enliven Turkey's economy, with tourism players anticipating approximately 5 million people to travel during this period, creating a financial turnover of 10 billion Turkish Liras ($1.6 billion).