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Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2020

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Holidays and Observances in Afghanistan in 2020

Date NameType
Feb 15SaturdayLiberation DayPublic Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21SaturdayNauruzPublic Holiday
Apr 24FridayFirst Day of RamadanPublic Holiday
Apr 28TuesdayAfghan Victory DayPublic Holiday
May 24SundayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
May 25MondayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
May 26TuesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 30ThursdayDay of ArafatPublic Holiday
Jul 31FridayEid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
Aug 1SaturdayEid al-Qurban HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 2SundayEid al-Qurban HolidayPublic Holiday
Aug 19WednesdayIndependence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
Aug 30SundayAshuraPublic Holiday
Sep 9WednesdayMartyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud DayPublic Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 29ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason

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