Kurdistan region cancels the celebration of Nowruz

26/02/2020 - 23:55 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Governor of Erbil Firsat Sofi announced in a press conference today that they do not celebrate the occasion of Nowruz holidays this year as part of the preventive measures taken to prevent the outbreak of the Corona virus.

"The suspention of official working hours in Kurdistan region remains within the framework of preventing outbreak of coronavirus , and the procedures are still ongoing," the governor of Erbil Sofi said at a press conference.

The provinces of Najaf and Kirkuk recorded the infection of five persons with the new Corona virus, one of whom is a student of Iranian religious sciences and the others are members of a family visited Iran recently.