The death anniversary of Amir Ali Shir Nawai and Zahiruddin Babur—two famous historic figures--was celebrated by instructors and cultural figures.
The organizers of the celebration ceremony called these figures a positive example of Afghanistan’s history.
The 582nd anniversary of Amir Ali Shir Nawai's death, and 540th anniversary of Zahiruddin Babur's, was celebrated by a cultural organization, where the cultural figures and university instructors also participated.
“During the time of these two prominent men, tens of gardens, schools and seminaries were constructed,” said Naqibullah, head of a cultural organization.
“One of the purposes for holding today’s ceremony is to inform the new generation about the notions and views of Amir Ali Shir Nawai and Zahiruddin Babur,” said Mohammad Hassan Tolqeen, a journalist.
The ambassador of Uzbekistan in Kabul, Shadmanov Yadgarkhoja Makhamatovich, also participated in the ceremony.
He said that more than 150 Afghan students are studying in language, literacy, and expertise fields.
“Today the Afghan youths who are thirsty for knowledge are studying literacy in the Uzbek language in Uzbekistan. They have a master's degree and Ph.D. levels,” Shadmanov Yadgarkhoja Makhamatovich said.
Earlier, the cultural activists in Iran also celebrated the death anniversaries of Amir Ali Shir Nawai and Zahiruddin Babur.
The two famous historic figures have been considered the most intellectual rulers of their time, as they supported cultural, literacy and other educational services.