progress toward the international enactment of calendar reform
was reported at the Seventh Annual Meeting 15 January
1954 of The World Calendar
Association, International, held in the International Building,
New York City. Published highlights (JCR Vol. 24, April
1954) for TURKEY:
Hashim Amir Ali of India, leading Moslem proponent of calendar
reform, stopped over briefly in Istanbul in November on a
trip which included similar stops in Beirut, Baghdad and Tehran.
In each of these cities, he laid the ground for more extended
visits early in 1954, when he will confer on calendar questions
with groups of Moslem leaders form each country--Turkey, Lebanon,
Syria, Iraq and Iran.
The World Calendar Association