Which place was the SAARC cultural capital for the year 2015?
Which place was the SAARC cultural capital for the year 2015?[A]Bamiyan[B]Karachi[C]Rajgir[D]Kathmandu
Bamiyan, the Afghan town has been selected to be the SAARC cultural capital for a year beginning April 2015. Bamyan was the site of an early Hindu–Buddhist monastery from which Bamyan takes its name. Bamyan’s name is translated as ‘The Place of Shining Light’. Many statues of Buddha are carved into the sides of cliffs facing Bamyan city. In 2008, Bamyan was found to be the home of the world’s oldest oil paintings.