Culture and Working Locally فرهنگ و کار محلی

These resources provide some detail about Afghan culture and offer tools for working locally.

Content

Culture

  • Weekend.Friday is the traditional weekend in Afghanistan. Recently some government employees (particularly in Kabul) have begun to receive half or a full day off Thursday as well. Employees of international organizations may have Friday and Saturday or Saturday and Sunday off.
  • National Holidays of 2013 (1392) Info Sheet (UC Davis)
  • Afghan Civilities, Greetings and Taboos Info Sheet (UC Davis)
  • An Introduction to Afghan Culture Manual (CWTI)

Working Locally

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Provinces

Ghor

Ghazni

Faryab

Farah

Daikundy

Bamyan

Balkh

Baghlan

Badghis

Badakhshan

Zabul

Wardak

Uruzgan

Takhar

Sar-e-Pul

Samangan

Parwan

Panjshir

Paktya

Paktika

Nuristan

Nimroz

Nangarhar

Logar

Laghman

Kunduz

Kunar

Khost

Kapisa

Kandahar

Kabul

Jawzjan

Herat

Helmand