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    H.Res.267 - Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz, expressing appreciation to Iranian-Americans for their contributions to society, and wishing Iranian-Americans and the people of Iran a prosperous new year.
    H.Res.267: Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz, expressing appreciation to... OpenCongress

    In 2009 similar Bill was passed in Canadian Parliament recognizing the first day of each spring as "Norouz Day".

    SHORT TITLE

    1. This Act may be cited as the Nowruz Day Act.

    1. Loi sur le Jour du Norouz.

    NOWRUZ DAY

    JOUR DU NOROUZ

    2. Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the vernal equinox (first day of spring) shall be known as “Nowruz Day”.
    C-342

    Hats tipped to all.:)
    Last edited by Aryajet; 17 Mar 10,, 17:23.
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