Public holidays in Afghanistan

This is a list of public holidays 22 in Afghanistan.[1]
Date English Name Persian name
February 15 Liberation Day
March 21 Nowruz Nauruz
April 28 Mujahideen Victory Day
May 1 International Workers' Day
August 15 "Afghan Jihad" Victory Day[2]
August 19 Afghan Independence Day Azadi
September 9 Martyrs' Day
1 of Shawwal in the Islamic Calendar Eid al-Fitr
9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Islamic Calendar Day of Arafa ruz Arafa
10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Islamic Calendar Eid al-Adha Eid kalan
10th day of Muharram in the Islamic Calendar Ashura
12 of Rabi' al-awwal in the Islamic Calendar Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad Mawlid


  1. ^ "Upcoming Afghanistan Public Holidays". Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  2. ^ Gul, Ayaz (14 August 2022). "Taliban Announce Public Holiday in Afghanistan to Mark Retaking of Power". Voice of America. Islamabad, Pakistan. Retrieved 16 August 2022.
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