During the meeting held between the Iranian High Commissioner to Afghanistan and the CEO of the Roudaki Foundation the international capacities of this foundation for artistic activities in Afghanistan were underlined.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting the public relations and International Affairs of Roudaki Foundation, in this meeting, Mr. Bahador Aminiyan high commissioner of Iran to Afghanistan pointing to the cultural relations and the position of Iranian artists in Afghanistan stated: "Afghanistan has a lot of potential for cultural interaction between the two countries, which needs to be strengthened especially considering the recent developments in this country."
He added: "There is a lot of potential for presenting the works and performances of prominent Iranian artists in areas such as music that should be presented in the best possible way." He also stressed the place of Iranian poetry and literature in Afghanistan and the great capacity of the Iranian language for interaction between the two countries."
Mahdi Afzali CEO of Roudaki Foundation also referred to the mission of the foundation in the development of Iranian language and literature saying: "The foundation is ready to hold joint events including cultural weeks. We should seek to strengthen the relationship between Farsi-speaking countries more than before and holding common events can help in this regard." Referring to the foundation's prediction in defining events in the protection and development of Farsi language, Afzali stressed that this chapter can lead to greater synergy between Farsi-speaking countries in the field of culture and art.
In the end, both sides discussed the limitations of holding web based events due to the Coronavirus pandemic and decided to form an expert committee to provide the Roudaki Foundation the ground to carry out cultural activities in Afghanistan.