But that is not all.became a featured expert appearing on international media networks such as CNN, BBC, Voice of America, and Ariana TV. He wrote “ ,” a book about the life of the world-renowned Afghan poet . And he is not just a student and researcher of Afghan art history; he also is a prolific painter himself in oil and acrylics.
As a, Naweed has lectured at The George Washington University, George Mason University, John Hopkins University, Columbia University, and the Historical Society of Williamsburg. His lectures have been such as Voice of America, Ariana TV, Zarin TV, and Radio Naqsh Hai-e Jawidan.
The ancient trade routes that passed through the valleys and gorges of the mountains made Afghanistan one of the in these ancient times. Historians today call these routes the . Caravans of silk and exquisite Chinese commodities made their way along the Silk Road to (modern-day Turkey) and the Roman Empire. Traffic also went the other direction, as Greek, Roman, Turkish, Kazakh and Persian merchants crossed Afghanistan to sell their goods in India. Indian merchants also came to what is now Afghanistan and did business there with merchants from all the Central Asian countries.