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Afghanistan Public Holidays November 19-24

Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul)
Posted on Sunday, November 17, 2013


The government of Afghanistan has declared a six day period of public holidays from Tuesday to Sunday, November 19-24, 2013, on account of the upcoming Loya Jirga tribal conference.

Almost exactly 2 years ago (2011-11-16), Afghanistan's President, Hamid Karzai, had declared Thursday and Saturday, November 17 and 19, 2011, as one-off public holidays on account of the upcoming 4-day Loya Jirga being conducted in Kabul.

The year before (2010-06-01), President Karzai, had similarly declared Wednesday and Thursday, June 2 and 3, 2010, as one-off public holidays on account of the peace Jirga being conducted on those 2 days.


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