Sun, Aug

MFA Hands over the Manuscript Collection to the Ministry of Information and Culture


Ministry of Foreign Affairs handed over the manuscript collection of Al Tawaif and Safiana al Zaraif which is a valuable, historical, scientific, literary and mystical work to the Ministry of Information and Culture.

This collection was initially smuggled to Pakistan and then to Iran, and has recently returned to the country due to the efforts of Consulate General of Afghanistan in Mashhad.
During the ceremony, Mr. Toryalai Ghiasi General Director of Cultural Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Nazari Director of the National Archives of the Ministry of Information and Culture discussed the importance and historical value of this manuscript, how it smuggled outside of the country and joint efforts of the two countries.
It is worth mentioning that the aforesaid collection includes poems of well-known and anonymous poets of Dari literature, and was written in calligraphy line by Saif al-Jami Heravi.