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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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    Thursday july 25, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday august 31, 2024Anniversary of foreign troop withdrawalSecular holiday
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    Saturday august 31, 2024Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after)Events, celebrations...
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    Friday september 20, 2024Day of Mourningcards/flowers
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    Monday december 30, 2024End of school yearSchool holidays
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    Wednesday january 1, 2025School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday july 25, 2024
    School holidays :

    Anniversary of foreign troop withdrawal

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    Saturday august 31, 2024
    Secular holiday : from 2022

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

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    Saturday august 31, 2024
    Culture :

    Day of Mourning

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    Friday september 20, 2024
    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.

    End of school year

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    Monday december 30, 2024
    School holidays :

    School holidays

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    Wednesday january 1, 2025
    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 May 2024