140 couples marry in mass wedding in Kabul
As many as 140 couples got married at a mass wedding in the west of Kabul city on Friday.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The mass wedding – cost around 4.2 million AFN – was sponsored by a charity organization.
Assadullah Yousufi, the organizer of this large ceremony said that the event aimed at cutting back on lavish and overspending wedding parties as people are suffering #grave_poverty.
“The economic situation has gotten worse. On the other hand, such events are a positive move in supporting people’s economy,” Yousufi said.
Ramazan Hakimi, father of a groom participated in the mass wedding, urged people to prevent lavish expenses in weddings.
Families at the ceremony also welcomed holding #mass_weddings and called on the nation to support poor people so that they get married.
Lavish wedding ceremonies have become very common across Afghanistan that can cost thousands of US dollars.