Ambassador Fatimie welcomes back Prof. Maeda of the Center for Studies of Cultures of Afghanistan

September 6, 2013: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie welcomed to the Embassy Professor Kosaku Maeda of the Center for Studies of Cultures of Afghanistan and his esteemed colleagues. Mr. Mohammad Yasir Karimi and Ms. Orya Afzali Farima, Second Secretaries; and Ms. Parwana Paikan, Third Secretary; also attended the meeting.

Ambassador Dr. Fatimie firstly expressed, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, to Prof. Maeda and his group for having been consistent supporters of the preservation of Afghan cultural artifacts, among other worthy efforts. Currently Prof. Maeda and his group are planning on supporting archaeological activities in Bamiyan. As a result, the parties discussed ways to make this happen and to encourage collaboration with Afghan experts.