Kabul: Emphasis on organizing joint cultural events, festivals, as well as mutual cultural days between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan was the focal idea discussed when Anar Karimov, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture, met Amanullah Jayhoon, Afghan ambassador to the country, on Saturday.
Both the sides discussed the expansion of cultural cooperation and agreed that the people of the two countries were related by the common historical and cultural values.
Karimov appreciated Azerbaijan-Afghanistan relations, including cooperation in the field of culture.
The minister also thanked Ambassador Jayhoon and the Afghan state for supporting Azerbaijan’s cause during the Patriotic War (September to November 2020), as well as adopting resolutions, recognizing Azerbaijan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Congratulating Azerbaijan on the victory in the Patriotic War, the ambassador said that Afghanistan would always stand by Azerbaijan.
They also exchanged views on cultural cooperation, including museum studies, launching the national corners at the National Libraries of both countries, as well as organizing joint exhibitions and events to mark the 880th anniversary of Azerbaijani great poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi.