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Synonyms for Nowruz

(Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds

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As a result, everyday life for the people of Iran is tragically at odds with the true meaning of Nowruz," Trump said in a written statement.
Greeting the visitors at Pakistan's stall was Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, who underscored the significance of Nowruz as an occasion encourages reconciliation and good neighbourliness that lead to peace.
The president wished the audience Happy Nowruz to the participants attending the cross cultural event that marked cultural performances of all the participating countries including Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran and Turkey.
It is traditionally displayed at Nowruz, the Iranian New Year's day, which is celebrated on the day of the vernal equinox, marking the beginning of spring on the Northern Hemisphere) in Iranian pavilion were highly welcomed by foreign guests.
International Nowruz Day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, in 2010, at the initiative of several countries that share this holiday (Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, India, Iran Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Turkmenistan.
Nowruz was a remarkable event to welcome the spring season, he added.
"My family was happy and preparing food to celebrate Nowruz," Omtir Tajuddin, a survivor from the ferry disaster told CNN.
The event will feature an exquisite buffet spread of traditional culinary highlighting Central Asian cuisine for osnly AED 120 per person where guests can immerse in the Nowruz spirit and enjoy marking the first day of Spring.
Nowruz, or the Persian new year, dates back to 1700 BC and incorporates Zoroastrian traditions.
Nowruz is the Iranian New Year also known as the Persian New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by various ethno-linguistic groups.
Muscat: People from New York to Central Asia are coming together to commemorate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, which was first celebrated in ancient Iran.
The attacks came on Nowruz, an ancient Persian festival to mark the start of spring that is widely celebrated in many parts of Afghanistan but has also faced opposition from some hardline Islamists, who say it is un-Islamic.
The defense ministry said in a post on twitter that three rockets were fired at civilian homes and Nowruz gatherings.
The Persian New Year or Nowruz (meaning "new day") will be celebrated on Thursday.