Turkey lifts ban on headscarves in public institutions

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his government would lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions as part of reforms to boost rights.

Updated: Sep 30, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

Ankara: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his government would lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions as part of reforms to boost rights.
"We are lifting the ban in public institutions," said the prime minister.
AFP