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Afghanistan Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Asia, China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Afghanistan 2026 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Afghanistan official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Feb Sunday Liberation Day
Feb Wednesday Start of Ramadan (Awal Ramadan)
Mar Friday Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Mar Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Sunday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Apr Tuesday Victory Day
May Friday International Workers' Day
May Tuesday Arafat Day
May Wednesday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
May Thursday Eid al Adha Holiday
May Friday Eid al Adha Holiday
June Thursday Ashura
Aug Wednesday Independence Day (Jeshen)
Aug Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday (Mawleed al-Nabi)

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Recent Afghanistan Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Afghanistan public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Afghanistan


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Afghanistan, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

Afghanistan Background Information and Links