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Independence Day marked on August 19th

Afghan Independence Day was celebrated on August 19th. To mark the important occasion, H.E. President Hamid Karzai hosted a ceremony in Kabul, where He was joined by a number of officials. The ceremony involved H.E. placing a wreath at the Independence Minaret to honor those martyred for the noble cause, which is housed at the Defense Ministry. H.E. the President congratulated the people and expressed his best wishes for a lasting peace and prosperity for Afghanistan. “At the end of the ceremony, President Karzai also visited a photo exhibition of the kings, ghazis, Mujahidan and national heroes of the country and recalled their sacrifices that brought honor and pride to Afghanistan,” according to Office of the President’s official web site.