More than 190 nations are using their pavilions to spotlight their greatest tourist attractions, discoveries and ambitions.
The heavy rain spell left roads flooded, cars submerged and commuters struggling to reach their destinations.
Fighters manned the controls of the multi-purpose trucks previously used by international and Afghan forces.
Taliban have stated that women “can get education from primary to higher education”.
Flag-waving protesters took to the streets of more Afghan cities as popular opposition to the Taliban spread.
The fall of Kabul marks the final chapter of America’s longest war, which began after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.
Some citizens threw caution to the wind as they celebrated independence.
Hundreds of thousands have been displaced by fighting following the US abrupt withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Just 60,000 people, all citizens or residents of Saudi Arabia, were selected to take part in this year's Haj.