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UN congratulates Afghans as Ramadan arrives

UN congratulates Afghans as Ramadan arrives

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Jun 17, 2015 - 15:49

 KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): As the nation will observe the first Ramadaninfo-icon tomorrow (Thursday), the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Afghanistaninfo-icon congratulated the nation on the arrival of the holy month.

Nicholas Haysom in a statement said: “I sincerely hope that the people of Afghanistan will be able to use this time for reflection, patience and tolerance. Most especially during Ramadan, I call upon all parties to the conflict to respect this month and allow Afghan families to worship in peace.”

He hoped the occasion of Ramadan, observed in a spirit of peace and compassion, could help pave way for a sustainable peace in Afghanistan.   

Haysom reiterated United Nations continues to stand with the people of Afghanistan in their quest for security, stability and prosperity.

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