Martyrs' Day in Afghanistan 2022

September 9, 2022 in Afghanistan

Martyrs' Day in Afghanistan is celebrated on September 09, 2022. In May 2012, the National Assembly of Afghanistan is reported to have accepted September 9th (or September 8th, variable per Solar Hijri calendar) as "a new national holiday to honour national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud and those who died fighting for the country." Ahmad Shah Massoud was an Afghan military leader from Panjshir Valley. He was a leader of the resistance against the Soviet Invasion and the Taliban. He was assassinated on September 9, 2001 in a suicide attack. Massoud Day is a holiday in Afghanistan that occurs each year as a commemoration of his death. The holiday is celebrated as Haftai Shahid, or "Martyr Week". It is also observed as Massoud Day. (With material from: Wikipedia)

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Friday, the 9th of September 2022
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