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Afghan Diplomats Meet with British Museum Officials

IMG_4278Afghan Diplomats visited officials of the Department of the Middle East to discuss closer cooperation between the British Museum, the Afghan National Museum and National Archives of Afghanistan.

IMG_4288The embassy’s Mr Ahmad Zia Siamak (Charge d’Affaires), Mr Daud Wedah (First Secretary), and Mr Yasir Qanoon (Third Secretary) met with British Museum officials Jonathan N. Tubb (Keeper of the Department of the Middle East), St John Simpson (Assistant Keeper), Ladan Akbarnia (Farjam Curator, Assistant Keeper) and Joe Edwards (Public Affairs Manager).

IMG_4333The British Museum officials pledged greater cooperation with the Afghan National Museum and National Archives of Afghanistan, to support the museums specialist staff through training, and to support the National Archives Afghanistan maintenance of its archives.

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