While Turkish Lira is on a meltdown marathon, there are strange campaigns to encourage people to convert from $ to ₺… Free tombstone? https://t.co/h9ntzQMQeB
— Gürkan Özturan (@obefintlig) December 5, 2016
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s call for Turkish citizens to convert their foreign exchange into Turkish Liras or gold has triggered campaigns across the country, some of which can be defined as “odd.”
Free meals, haircuts and even tombstones on offer if people convert dollars into lira.
A car rammed into a pedestrian subway early on Dec. 4 in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa, Doğan News Agency has reported