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ACKU Receives Digitized Historic Afghanistan Documents from LOC

09-22-2016

On September 21, 2016 Afghanistan Centre of Kabul University Executive Director Abdul Waheed Wafa traveled to Washington, DC, to attend the celebration of the completion of the Library of Congress' Afghanistan Project - Digitization of Historic Afghanistan Documents. Digital copies of the documents were presented to organizations in Afghanistan, including ACKU.

The celebration was attendees included (from left to right) Mark Taplin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; Abdul Waheed Wafa, Executive Director of ACKU; Abdul Bari Jahani, Minister of Information and Culture, Afghanistan; Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress; and Vartan Gregorian, President of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which funded the project.
For more information about the project, see http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2016/16-164.html?loclr=ealn

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