Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020
As everybody is aware the Novel CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) has now spread to more than 76 countries causing close to 93000 cases and more than 3200 deaths worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January 2020 declared this outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
In regards to this global crisis, all the national and international exhibitions, planned to be held in Turkey between the period March 16-April 30 within the 2020 fair calendar, have been postponed by the Ministry of Commerce in accordance with the decision of the Scientific Board of the Ministry of Health on 12.03.2020, to be organized after the period May 1, 2020.
Under this decision, EVTEKS – 26th Istanbul International Home Textiles Exhibition, as announced within the 2020 fair calendar to take place between April 21-25, 2020, has been postponed to August 25 to 29, 2020 upon the joint decision of ITF – Istanbul Trade Fairs and TETSIAD (Turkish Home Textile Association) on March 16, 2020.
The new date set aims to enable companies operating in the home textile industry in our country, which is the most important home textile manufacturer in the world, to offer a more healthy and efficient trade opportunity in the international competition after the struggle against the Corona (Covid-19) outbreak in Turkey and worldwide.
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