January 18, 2022

PM Khan greets Nauroz; What is it?

Prime Minister Imran Khan has greeted communities that celebrate Nauroz.

Nauroz or Nowruz is a Persian new year. It means a new day. it is believed that earth was laid on this day. It is celebrated by Iranians throughout the world including Afghanistan, Georgia, India, and Azerbaijan. It is a week of public holiday in many countries.

Fun Fact: Connected to Nauroz celebration in Iran is Sizdah be-dar; where Iranians go out on a picnic and also play of jokes and pranks, just like April Fools’ Day

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