Nowruz


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Noun1.Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
Farsi, Persian - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
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Trump said, "Nowruz is a special time of thanksgiving and celebration for many across western and central Asia, and especially in Iran."
UNITED NATIONS: Hundreds of diplomats and United Nations officials joined in celebrating Nowruz, which marks the advent of spring, at UN headquarters in New York where 12 countries, including Pakistan, held a colourful food festival.
Addressing a colorful Nowruz festival arranged by nine diplomatic mission in Pakistan, the United Nations and Serena Hotels to mark the onset of spring and beginning of the New Persian Year, the president said the nature showed all of its splendors but the humans ignored and took it for granted.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistani President Arif Alvi paid a visit to Nowruz Festival 2019 held in the capital city of Islamabad where he went to the pavilion of Iran and extended greetings on the advent of the New Year on the Persian calendar in a meeting with Iranian diplomats.
Addressing a ceremony here on Sunday in connection with Nowruz celebrations, he said Pakistan learned a lot while dealing with the menace of terrorism and the world can benefit from its experience.
ISLAMABAD -- Muslim countries must constitute a collective stance against the rising trend of Islamophobia, President Dr Arif Alvi said at a colourful Nowruz festival hosted by a leading chain of hospitality industry.
Celebrating Nowruz, or the Persian New Year, and Mother's Day, 170 people were on-board the ferry which was going towards a tourist island called Umm al-Rabeein when the mishap occurred.
The affordable luxury halal hotel, Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel is set to celebrate the Central Asian's New Year, Nowruz, this March 25, 2019 at the hotel's ballroom.
Colonel Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defence in Nineveh province, said the accident occurred as scores of people were out in the tourist area celebrating Nowruz, which marks the Kurdish new year and the arrival of spring.
APP adds: Imran Khan wished a Happy Nowruz to all those celebrating the festival.