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Ashura in Afghanistan

Is Ashura a Public Holiday?

Ashura is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Ashura Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2014MonNov 3AshuraPublic Holiday
2015SatOct 24AshuraPublic Holiday
2016WedOct 12AshuraPublic Holiday
2017SunOct 1AshuraPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 21AshuraPublic Holiday
2019TueSep 10AshuraPublic Holiday
2020SatAug 29AshuraPublic Holiday

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