Culture Bakhtar News Agency is the official state news agency of the Afghan government, based in Kabul. The agency is a major source of news for all media in Afghanistan, gathering domestic and international news and providing information to outlets. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:07:07 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb English Learning Course Held For MoIC Employees http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31204-english-learning-course-held-for-moic-employees.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31204-english-learning-course-held-for-moic-employees.html English Learning Course Held For MoIC Employees

Monday, December 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) English learning course was launched yesterday for 30 employees of ministry of information and culture.
The course was held by capacity building department of the ministry. Opening the course, deputy minister of finance, administrative and tourism Sayeda Mojgan Mustafavi said the course would continue for six months.
She stressed that 4 million Afghani was allocated annually for holding such programs, but unfortunately the allocated money has not been spent in this regard in past years.
“This year we have been able to have 30 students in the country’s three top universities. We have a plan to introduce 30 employees to Kabul University for master degree,” Mustafavi added.
She further said that those who were about to be retired and working in top positions could participate in entry test of master degree at Kabul University.
Director of human resources for MoIC asked participants in the course to attend the course and make use of the given opportunity.
 

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Culture Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:35:32 +0000
MoIC To Cooperate In Ensuring Transparency & Counter-Corruption http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31203-moic-to-cooperate-in-ensuring-transparency--counter-corruption.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31203-moic-to-cooperate-in-ensuring-transparency--counter-corruption.html MoIC To Cooperate In Ensuring Transparency & Counter-Corruption

Monday, December 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari, deputy minister of culture and art and acting minister of information and culture in a meeting with a delegation tasked by presidential office for overall reviewing directorate of Afghan Film assured of cooperation towards implementation of law and transparency. 
Recently, based on verdict of President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, a government delegation led by representative of Attorney General Office (AGO) and membership of authorized representatives of Ministry of Finance (MoF), Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Services Commission (IARCSC), National Directorate of Security (NDS) and National Procurement Authority (NPA) has been tasked to completely review financial affairs, procurement,  structural formation, human resources and working processes of the directorate of Afghan film during 2015-2016.  The delegation is tasked to deliver its report and issues along with particular suggestive plans to presidential office within two months.
 

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Culture Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:32:43 +0000
Mis-E-Aynak Coppermine’s Historical Relics To Be Displayed In Six Provinces, Noori http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31174-mis-e-aynak-coppermine’s-historical-relics-to-be-displayed-in-six-provinces-noori.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31174-mis-e-aynak-coppermine’s-historical-relics-to-be-displayed-in-six-provinces-noori.html Mis-E-Aynak Coppermine’s Historical Relics To Be Displayed In Six Provinces, Noori

Saturday December 9, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The archeology department plans to exhibit Mis-e-Aynak Coppermine’s historical relics in many provinces of Afghanistan. Nour Agha Noori, head of archeology department told that almost 30 pictures such as coins, stupas, stone sculptures, etc. have been found in Logar during excavations.
We plan to exhibit them to those people who don’t access to Mis-e-Aynak Coppermine, he further said. “The first photo show of historical relics has already been held in Parwan province which lasted three days. Over 800 people have visited the exhibition,” he went on to say. “We have also distributed some brochures to people to further inform them on Mis-e-Aynak and other historical areas of the country,” he continued. 
“We plan to hold the exhibition in many other provinces such as Nangarhar, Paktia, Kandahar and Herat in upcoming months,” he added.
The archeology department is making effort to display Mis-e-Aynak’s historical relics in abroad, as Bakhtar Treasury has been displayed in London, US, Germany and many other countries of the world, he said. We are in contact with China and Japan to exhibit the relics in those countries too, he added. World Bank support our programs and all practical works are being done through archeology department of the ministry for information and culture, he further said.
One of our aims is to conduct excavations in Afghanistan’s historical areas, as our excavations have improved by 60 percent in Sorkh Zone of Mis-e-Aynak Coppermine, where was identified by the ministry of mines, he added. We would build a museum in Logar within the next one or two years and works are going on in this regard, he added. Within the next one or two months, the archeology department plans to hold some international workshops through which to introduce the historical sites, he said, adding domestic and foreign experts would also attend the workshop and after that they would decide on the mentioned site. This is while that for the first time, information about Mis-e-Aynak Coppermine has been released by a French archeologist in 1335 and 1336.
Karima Malikzada
 

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Culture Sat, 09 Dec 2017 06:33:45 +0000
Milad-Ul-Nabi Marked In Press International Center http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31173-milad-ul-nabi-marked-in-press-international-center.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31173-milad-ul-nabi-marked-in-press-international-center.html Milad-Ul-Nabi Marked In Press International Center

Saturday December 9, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Fazel Sancharaki, deputy to the publications affairs of the Ministry of information and Culture, attended a meeting held to mark the prophet birthday, BNA reported the other day. 
The meeting which was attended by some authorities of the ministry and the ministry of repatriates and refugees, the deputy minister said that Islam was the religion of unity, brotherhood and peace and the holy prophet was a bless to the whole world, the agency quoted.
“The prophet rose from a society facing ignorance, but led the society towards welfare and human tranquility,” said the deputy minister.
 

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Culture Sat, 09 Dec 2017 06:31:49 +0000
Art Means Survival And Life, Prof. Bawari http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31172-art-means-survival-and-life-prof-bawari.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31172-art-means-survival-and-life-prof-bawari.html Art Means Survival And Life, Prof. Bawari

Saturday December 9, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari in a festival to praise art, here in Kabul, said ‘art means survival and life,’ Bakhtar News Agency said the other day.
He said: “Art is one part of the life and that without art we will face various problems.” “We see two types of campaigns on our way towards art; fighting inside and outside ourselves,” said the minister adding by fighting inner, we understand who we are and by fighting outside involves directions and sites. He urged the government and other related organs to provide better opportunities for encouragement of the art in the country. A message from Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the country’s CE also reads that art has suffered serious damages during the recent several decades of religious extremism like other spheres in the country, but this is a fact that art had eye-catching growth recently and efforts should be done for its improvement and standardization.
 

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Culture Sat, 09 Dec 2017 06:29:34 +0000
Dr. Sadat Meets Dunya University Director http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31149-dr-sadat-meets-dunya-university-director.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31149-dr-sadat-meets-dunya-university-director.html Dr. Sadat Meets Dunya University Director

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of youth affairs for information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat met yesterday with Dunya University chairman Gen. Sangdil and discussed the youth enrollment at the university. 
In the meeting, deputy minister of youth affairs said that based on MoUs signed between deputy ministry of youth affairs and a number of private higher education institutions, miserable students have been given chances to follow high education with discount or free.
Deputy Minister of youth affairs asked the respective university’s chairman to provide opportunities to miserable students in coming semesters with discount and low fees so that such students could also receive higher education studies.  In the meeting, chairman of Dunya University Gen. Sangdil said that his university would accept more students with discount and low fees and would also provide good chances to talented students at the university.
 

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Culture Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:59:16 +0000
‘High Media Council Should Build Trust Between Government, People’ http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31148-‘high-media-council-should-build-trust-between-government-people’.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31148-‘high-media-council-should-build-trust-between-government-people’.html ‘High Media Council Should Build Trust Between Government, People’

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari said that the high media council should built trust between government and the people, BNA reported the other day.
He said that the high media council has critical responsibility in the field of people mobilization toward strengthening national unity, the agency said.
The high media council should built trust between the government and the people and directing the public minds towards national unity.
The council’s meeting discussed issues concerning the council’s procedures and how to secure a constructive relation between government and the media, the agency said.
 

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Culture Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:57:57 +0000
Bawari Urges Removal of CBR Process Implementation Problems http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31147-bawari-urges-removal-of-cbr-process-implementation-problems.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31147-bawari-urges-removal-of-cbr-process-implementation-problems.html Bawari Urges Removal of CBR Process Implementation Problems

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari, the acting minister of information and culture has urged the removal of the Capacity Building Reforms (CBR) and acceleration of the implementation process, BNA reported Tuesday.
Speaking at the meeting held by the CBR committee of the ministry of information and culture, the acting minister said his ministry needed the process to help beef up the capacity of the ministry’s employees and insisted that the process should be accelerated and any challenges facing it should be removed, the state-owned agency added.
Meanwhile, Associate Prof Sayeda Muzgan Mostafavi, deputy to the finance, administrative and tourism said that by implementation of the CBR process, professional cadres should be absorbed at the ministry.  She said the officials of the ministry, by distribution of jobs should help accelerate implementation of the process, the agency said.
 

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Culture Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:56:54 +0000
5 Documentaries Screened http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31146-5-documentaries-screened.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31146-5-documentaries-screened.html 5 Documentaries Screened

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Five documentary films encompassing life of Chinese in Afghanistan was screened in ministry of information and culture. 
The films have been promoted by Kabul News TV network in cooperation with Chinese embassy to Kabul.  In a ceremony held yesterday on this occasion, head of Kabul News TV network Ghulam Jailani Zhwak said in the films life of Chinese based in Afghanistan has been screened.  According to head of the respective TV network, the films aim at further expansion of cultural cooperation between Afghanistan and China as well as introduction of the two countries to the people of each one.   In the ceremony, deputy minister of finance, administrative and tourism for information and culture associate Prof. Sayeda Mojgan Mustafasvi and the Chinese ambassador to Kabul spoke related to the films and regarded the films as key in expansion of relations between the two countries.
 

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Culture Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:50:01 +0000
‘Media Should Tighten Nations Relations,” Sancharaki http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31115-‘media-should-tighten-nations-relations”-sancharaki.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/culture/item/31115-‘media-should-tighten-nations-relations”-sancharaki.html ‘Media Should Tighten Nations Relations,” Sancharaki

Monday, December 04, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Deputy to the ministry of information and culture on publications affairs, Fazel Sancharaki in a meeting with the Pakistani reporters said that media should play key role in tightening relation between the nations, BNA reported the other day.
The agency quoted him as saying that the two countries’ media should make effort to enhance and expand good relation between the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
According to the deputy minister, both Afghanistan and Pakistan have common religious and cultural and old relations, but due to some reasons, the relations have gotten colder, but the media of the countries could play their role in revitalization of the relation between the two countries.
Media cooperation can remain helpful and play effective role in two fields; first in bringing the two countries closers in war on extremism and second expansion of relations between the two countries’ governments, said Sancharaki.
In a query to one of a Pakistani reporters’ questions, he said insecurity and the wicked consecutives have laid negative impact on the two countries relations, but such visiting can reduce and overcome the problems. One of the Pakistan visiting media delegation members, Rahimullah Yousufzai said that they would do their best to reduce the challenges and continue to expand relation between the two countries.
Sancharaki also went on as saying that Pakistan as a close neighbor, should honestly behave with Afghanistan and the countries’ media section can increase the expectation.
The Pakistan media delegation had visited Afghanistan with the aim of improving relation between the two countries.
 

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Culture Mon, 04 Dec 2017 06:32:33 +0000