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Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2016

Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2016

Date NameType
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 28ThursdayAfghan Victory DayPublic Holiday
Jun 7TuesdayRamadan startsPublic Holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7ThursdayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
Jul 8FridayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jul 9SaturdayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 19FridayIndependence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
Sep 9FridayMartyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud DayPublic Holiday
Sep 12MondayDay of ArafatPublic Holiday
Sep 13TuesdayEid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
Sep 14WednesdayEid al-Qurban HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 15ThursdayEid al-Qurban HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 12WednesdayAshuraPublic Holiday
Nov 20SundayArba'eenObservance
Dec 12MondayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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