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National Holidays in Afghanistan in 2018

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
MondayJanuary 29Public HolidayRegional HolidayKabul. To help in aftermath of bombing
ThursdayFebruary 15Liberation DayNational Holiday
WednesdayFebruary 28Public HolidayRegional HolidayKabul. Due to launch of 'Kabul Process' gathering
WednesdayMarch 21NowroozNational HolidayAfghan New Year
ThursdayMarch 22Nowrooz HolidayNational Holiday
SaturdayApril 28Mujahideen Victory DayNational Holiday
TuesdayMay 01Labour DayNational HolidayInternational Workers' Day
WednesdayMay 16RamadanNational HolidayExpected Start of Ramadan
FridayJune 15Eid al-FitrNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
SaturdayJune 16Eid al-FitrNational Holiday
SundayJune 17Eid al-FitrNational Holiday
SundayAugust 19Independence DayNational HolidayNational Day
MondayAugust 20Day of ArafaNational Holiday
TuesdayAugust 21Eid Al AdhaNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
WednesdayAugust 22Eid Al Adha HolidayNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
ThursdayAugust 23Eid Al Adha HolidayNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
ThursdaySeptember 20AshuraNational Holiday10th day of Muslim New Year
TuesdayNovember 20Birthday of the Prophet MuhammadNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad