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Afghanistan’s 99th Independence Day was celebrated in Finland

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Afghanistan Independence Day
Ambassador of Finland to Afghanistan H.E Hannu Ripatti participated in the Afghanistan Independence Day celebrations in Helsinki.

The Afghan community in Finland gathered in Helsinki on 19 August to celebrate the 99th Independence Day of Afghanistan. Since this year the Independence Day preceded the Eid al-Adha celebrations, marked the event as a start for a longer festive period. Finland’s Ambassador to Afghanistan H.E. Hannu Ripatti delivered the official greetings, in addition to which Afghans living in Finland gave speeches and musical and sports performances.

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Afghanistan Independence Day
Ambassador of Finland to Afghanistan H.E Hannu Ripatti delivering the official greetings
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Updated 8/22/2018


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