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Afghanistan Declares September 9 Public Holiday

Source: Afghanistan Television (Kabul)
Posted on Sunday, September 8, 2002


Afghanistan's President, Hamed Karzai, has issued a decree making Monday, September 9, 2002, the day of martyrs and an official public holiday.

From the wording of the decree, it would seem that this is to be a one-off public holiday, to commemorate the anniversary of the murder of Comander Masoud.


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