Deputy PM Bozdag to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Western Thrace
ANKARA (AA) - August 16, 2012 - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag will celebrate the Eid al-Fitr (Ramadan Feast) in Western Thrace.
The Deputy Prime Minister in charge of Turks living overseas, Bozdag will be in Greece's Western Thrace region between August 17 and 19.
Bozdag's trip in Greece will begin by entering Greece via the Ipsala Border Gate on August 17. After visiting the Union of Turkish Youth in Komotini, Bozdag will attend a fast-breaking meal at a local village.
Bekir Bozdag will proceed to Xanthi after completing his visit in Komotini.
In Xanthi, Bozdag will visit the Mufti of Xanthi, the Union of Turkish Youth in Xanthi, and the Municipality of Mustafcova, and will attend a fast-breaking meal at a local village.
Bozdag will perform Eid al-Fitr prayers in Sahin village on Sunday and attend a live program of the Turkish TRT-Turk TV channel.
During his visit to Western Thrace, Bozdag will be accompanied by Justice and Development (AK) Party deputies Mehmet Muezzinoglu and Hakan Cavusoglu, Chairman of the Department of Turks and Relative Communities Overseas, Kemal Yurtnac, and IRCICA Director General Halit Eren.