GOFTMAN: Afghanistan's Independence Day Discussed
Afghanistan gained independence on the 19th of August 1919 under King Amanullah Khan. The date commemorates the Treaty of Rawalpindi, which granted Afghanistan freedom from the British even though Afghanistan was never formally part of the British Empire.
In this episode host Partaw Naderi discusses the topic with the following guests:
Ahamd Zia Rafat, University lecturer
Hamid Almi, journalist
Habibullah Rafi, writer
Ghulam Mohammad Mohammadi, writer