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Nawroz festival to be celebrated with enthusiasm: PC members

Nawroz festival to be celebrated with enthusiasm: PC members

Mar 01, 2015 - 18:45

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) members of northern Balkh province on Sunday pledged to extend all out support to ensure better arrangements for the looming Nawroz festival scheduled to be held on March 21.

A number of PC members told Pajhwok Afghan News that last year the new year could not be celebrated with fervor because of certain reasons.

The resident of Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital of Balkh province, celebrated the first day of solar yearinfo-icon by hoisting special flag at the shrine of fourth Caliph Hazrat Ali (RA).

Mohammad Hashim Azimi, provincial council member and member of the organizing committee for Nawroz festival, said the New Year celebrations had historical importance where people from different parts of the country throng to attend the event.

He said the organizing committee members, officials of information and cultural department and Olympic committee had been working in tandem to make the event outstanding one.


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