Introduction to “Shahmama”

The word “Shahmama” comes from the name of the great statue of Buddha (35m) in Bamyan province of Afghanistan which was dynamited by the Taliban. “Shahmama” is a non-profit organization that resumed its operation in Netherlands in March 2003 and was officially registered as a “Publication Center” in Holland. In November 2007 it improved to Afghan […]



Purpose of Shahmama

Shahmama social and cultural foundation is an independent and non political center. Shahmama will have social and cultural developmental projects inside Afghanistan. Initially the center was established to support Afghan writers and intellectuals in publishing books, brochures, and other visual arts, as well as supports Afghan refugee associations in publishing magazines, journals and such like. […]