Dr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, Afghanistan Ambassador to India inaugurated a one-day Afghan Painting and Handicraft Exhibition which was held on May 14, 2018 at the Embassy of Afghanistan-New Delhi.

The exemplary work of Afghan artists were exhibited at the Gandahara Hall of the Embassy, showcasing more than 40 paintings,  handicrafts, including art work on gemstones depicting historical background of Afghanistan.

While Congratulating the Afghan artists for their impeccable art work through this exhibition, the Afghan Ambassador appreciated their cultural art work and added “The remarkable art works are the main pillars of development and sustenance of communities and that no society can progress in the absence of culture. Indeed our cultural values will bring giant strides in future, the culture which is based on diversity, tolerance, humility, deep knowledge and understanding.”

Referring to the importance of holding such cultural events and exhibitions, Dr. Abdali said that it can transcend cultural boundaries especially in the context of relations between Afghanistan and India.

At the end of the exhibition, the Afghan artists and businessmen were awarded with certificates and appreciation letters.

It is worth mentioning that diplomats and artists from both India and Afghanistan and art lovers from across the city participated in this exhibition.






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