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Eid al-Qurban in Afghanistan

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Eid al-Qurban a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Qurban is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.

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About Eid al-Qurban

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Eid al-Qurban Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015WedSep 23Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2015ThuSep 24Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2015FriSep 25Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2016TueSep 13Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2017SatSep 2Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2019MonAug 12Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday

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