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Afghanistan (Islamic Emirate of) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Afghanistan (Islamic Emirate of) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months


Currency: Afghani (AFA)
Iso code: AF - Internet extension: .af - Telephone code: +93 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset (AFT): +4:30 (DST: no)
Since May 6, 2022, women are required to wear a burqa
Weekend: Friday

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Friday August 19, 2022Independence DayNational Day
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Wednesday August 31, 2022Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after)Secular holiday
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Tuesday September 20, 2022Day of Mourningcards/flowers
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Monday October 24, 2022Deepavali/Dipabalicards/flowers
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Friday December 30, 2022End of school yearSchool holidays
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Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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Wednesday February 15, 2023Liberation DaySecular holiday
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Independence Day

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Friday August 19, 2022
Secular holiday : Commemorates the 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919 which granted independence from Britain. The day was celebrated until 1992, when mujahedeen overthrew the former communist regime. The Taliban restored the celebration in 1996.

Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after)

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Wednesday August 31, 2022
Secular holiday :

Day of Mourning

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Tuesday September 20, 2022
cards/flowers : President of the Islamic State of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. On 20 September 2011, Rabbani was assassinated by a suicide bomber entering his home in Kabul.

Deepavali/Dipabali

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Monday October 24, 2022
cards/flowers : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days. NOT a public holiday

End of school year

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Friday December 30, 2022
School holidays :

School holidays

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Sunday January 1, 2023
School holidays : Schools have been shut 33 weeks due to Covid epidemics
Girls may not attend school after the age of eleven
number of instructional days per year in lower secondary education: between 200 and 230 days (prior to Taliban takeover)

Dates confirmed till Oct 2021

Liberation Day

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Wednesday February 15, 2023
Secular holiday : From 2007 on, celebrates the end of Soviet occupation.