In order to commemorate the workers in the industry and communication sectors, a new holiday has been instituted in Turkmenistan - the Day of Industrial Workers. As the Ashgabat correspondent of Turkmenistan.ru reports, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree at a government meeting via video link.
The document prescribes to establish the Day of Industrial Workers and to celebrate this holiday every year on the third Sunday of October. The Ministry of Industry and Communications of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Textile Industry, and the state concern Turkmenhimiya are charged with ensuring a high level of organization of the Day of Industrial Workers.
Also, the document prescribes that the decrees of 2017 of the President of Turkmenistan On the establishment of the Day of Transport and Communication Workers and On the Establishment of the Day of Workers in the Chemical Industry become invalid.