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Afghanistan Declares January 5th Public Holiday

Source: Radio Voice of Shariah (Kabul)
Posted: Saturday, January 4, 1997

An announcement by the presidential office of the Islamic State of Afghanistan, declared tomorrow, Sunday, January 5, 1997, a public holiday so that people can offer Estesqa (a prayer asking Almighty God to send rain).

The announcement was issued by Amir al-Momenin (Mola Mohammad Omar) to coincide with the date of Jadi 16.

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