Afghan Ambassador Janan Mosazai talks about cultural protection

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2018-10-19

AnAfghanornamentfeaturingaruleraccompaniedbydragonsondisplayatthePalaceMuseumPhoto:CourtesyofAmbassadorJananMosazaiAnAfghanstatueofAphroditeondisplayatthePalaceMuseumPhoto:CourtesyofAmbassadorJananMosazaiAfghanAmbassadortoChinaJananMosazaiPhoto:CourtesyofAmbassadorJananMosazai"Aslongastheculturelives,thenationlives,"saidShanJixiang,headofChinasPalaceMuseum,attheopeningceremonytotheexhibitionAfghanistan-TreasuresfromtheNationalMuseum,,duetodecadesofwarandturbulence,,therearethose,whichopenedonMarch17andrunsuntilJune17atthePalaceMuseuminBeijing,,JananMosazai,ambassadorofAfghanistantoChina,toldtheGlobalTimesthatwhenitcomestothetrackingandreclamationofculturalrelicsoverseas,theAfghangovernment"hasmadealotprogress,"butstill"needscontinuoussupportandassistancefrominternationalorganizationsandothercountries."CulturalcrossroadsTheuniquegeographicallocationofAfghanistanmad,thelivesofthepeopleofAfghanistan,aswellastheitemstheyuseddaybyday,,,shelooksmorelikeanIndianwoman,China,yetthesealsocomewiththewings,averylocaladdition."TheAfghantreasuresandexhibitionsatthePalaceMuseumareasmallbutbeautifulexampleofthedifferentculturalinfluencesthathavecometoAfghanistanandthathaveactuallygoneoutofAfghanistanintoneighboringcountriesandothercountries,",,afterthediscoveryoftheBactrianHoardin1978,warsanddisputessweptoverthelandofAfghanistanformorethantwodecades,,capitalofAfghanistan,in1996,,duetotheeffortsofthestaffattheAfghanNationalMuseum,manyofwhomgavetheirlives,,toprotecttheserelics,manyAfghanpeopleweretortured,fculturalprotection,Mosazaiexplainedthat"thehistoricartifactsandthearcheologicalheritagethatwehaveinAfghanistanbelongsnotonlytothepeopleofAfghanistan,y."Trackingdownandreclaimingthecountryslostheritageh,aswellasothercountriesandprivateindividuals,Afghanistanisnowabletobetterdocument,identify,protectandpreserveitsrelicsthathavebeenscatteredallovertheglobe."Justthreemonthsago,wewereverygratefultoreceive300ancientrelicsthatwerecollected,protectedandpreservedbyaJapanesecitizen,,"Mosazainoted."Webelievethatculturalartifacts-discoandothermuseumsinAfghanistan,"umofAfghanistan,,"Wehavetoomanyartifactsthatwecannotdisplayatthenationalmuseum,wedonthaveenoughspace."Upgradingthemuseumisonlyapartofeffortstoimproveculturalprotections,theambassadoraddedthat"wealsorequirealotofsupportintheareaofbuildinghumancapacity…thetrainingofexpertsisanimportantelementinthefieldofpreservationandprotection."TothisendtheAfghangovernmentisindiscussionswithrelateddepartmentsinChina."Wehopethatwewillbeabletoachievespecificresultsandprogressintheseareasinthemonthstocome,",MosazaitoldtheGlobalTimesthattheyarealsothinkingabouttakingtheexhibitiontoothercitiesinChinaaspartofAfghanistanseffortstoincreaseculturalcommunicationwithChina."AndwewillalsobeworkingverycloselywithourChinesepartnerstodevelopaframeworkforcloseranddeeperculturalcooperationindifferentareas,suchasthesigningofagreements,exchangingdelegationsandcooperatinginthetrainingofexperts,":Spiritofanation。