Intro about the Country
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a mountainous landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north, and China to the northeast.
Afghanistan is a multicultural and multi-ethnic country with a literacy rate of 38.2%. The country also has been a war-torn country for decades.
Family is an important aspect of Afghanistan’s culture. Men are expected to earn while women are expected to stay home and serve the family. In most cases, families live together in the same house.
Women are highly respected in society and are not expected to mix with the members of the opposite sex, except out of marriage or direct family relations. They are also expected to wear clothes that honour their modesty and headscarves for women are advisable.
Hospitality plays a significant role in Afghanistan’s culture and tradition and visitors are treated with the utmost respect.