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Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2017

Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2017

Date NameType
Feb 5SundayNon-working DayObservance
Feb 14TuesdaySoviet Withdrawal from AfghanistanPublic Holiday
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 28FridayAfghan Victory DayPublic Holiday
Apr 29SaturdayAfghan Victory Day observedPublic Holiday
May 27SaturdayRamadan startsPublic Holiday
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 26MondayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
Jun 27TuesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 28WednesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 19SaturdayIndependence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
Sep 1FridayDay of ArafatPublic Holiday
Sep 2SaturdayEid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
Sep 3SundayEid al-Qurban HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 4MondayEid al-Qurban HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 9SaturdayMartyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1SundayAshuraPublic Holiday
Nov 9ThursdayArba'eenObservance
Dec 1FridayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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