19 June 2019

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawary, the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Cultural Affairs in a meeting with the UNESCO delegation urged for the quickly start of preserving operation work to consolidate the Jam minaret, BNA reported the other day.
In the meeting, both sides discussed the soon arrival of the UNESCO archeologists to Afghanistan to investigate the Jam minaret and to start the operation program for the consolidation of the minaret, said the agency.
Prof. Bawary said UNESCO was valid worldwide organization, particularly in Afghanistan and it is expected to make effort in the attraction of aids for the restoration a preserving of the country’s cultural and historical heritages, particularly the Jam minaret, according to the agency.
He reiterated for the soon UNESCO cooperation program initiation for the consolidation of the Jam minaret, with the organization’s delegation assuring that the organization would spare no effort in this field.

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Mohammad Rasoul Bawary, the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, on Cultural Affairs, on Sunday, lauded the high position of mother and said marking the day was an integral part of our culture.’
Congratulating the day for the mothers during his address in a meeting, held on the advent of mother world day, the deputy minister called mothers the symbol of courage, resistance and devotion and that the high position of mothers would not be restricted to this day, but would be admired and respected forever.
Meanwhile the country’s First Lady in a video message congratulated the day for the entire mothers across the country and said mothers were the victims of first line of war.
“These the mothers who are losing their sons and husbands in the imposed wars in the country.”  Likewise, Shakila Nazari, Head of Information and Public Relation of the Ministry of Women Affairs, speaking on the occasion, blamed under- age marriage, wicked traditions and forced marriages among the challenges facing women in Afghanistan.
But she said her ministry had good achievements on low women’s mortality in the country, as according to a report released by the Ministry of Public Health mortality rate has reduced in 2018.
Karima Malizada

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  To mark Mother’s day, the ministry of information and culture inaugurated a ‘women Handicrafts Exhibition’ in Kabul on Sunday, BNA reported.
During the inauguration ceremony held in Temor Shahi Park, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Finance, Administrative and Tourism Affairs Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi spoke about mothers’ economic independence role in the families and society, saying with organizing such programs, her office is making effort to prepare the ground for marketing of female entrepreneurs’ handicrafts in and abroad, the agency added.
Likewise, she reported about holding three international fairs in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Iran in near future.  To improve economy of 2000 female entrepreneurs whom have already been registered, deputy ministry of information and culture on Finance, administrative and tourism affairs holds such exhibitions five or six times each year, BNA continued.  During the exhibition, mothers’ handicrafts will put into display and for sale in 75 booths for three days.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Information and Culture in a statement condoled death of prominent theatre actor Wakeel Nikbeen, BNA said yesterday.
Late Nikbeen was one of the prominent Theatre and Cinema actor of the country and has played in different theater shows and movies, the ministry said as quoted by the agency.
Calling his death, a great loss to Cinema and Theatre of Afghanistan, the MoIC leadership extended their condolences to families and friends of late Nikbeen and asked heaven from the court of Almighty Allah to him and patience to his family and friends, the agency added.

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