19 November 2019

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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture in a meeting with the Helmand governor Mohammad Yasin Khan, said that preservation of the cultural heritages was at the focal point of her led ministry, BNA reported the other day.
After hearing reports and suggestions from the provincial governor, Mohammad Yasin Khan, the minister said: “The Ministry of Information and Culture, with limited facilities, had specific programs in Helmand Province and that preservation and restoration of cultural monuments were at the focal point of the ministry.”
She said in addition to the program, the ministry had two projects to implement in the province for the next two years, according to the agency.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Leading body of the Ministry of Information and culture (MoIC) in a message has expressed sadness over the demise of the country’s cultural figure Faiz Mohammad Khairzada.
The deceased Faiz Mohammad Khairzada, who was director, cinema artist, translator and one of pioneers of changing of theater in Afghanistan, graduated from Habiba High School and studied philosophy and theater in New Jersey and New York and was appointed as an employee in independent directorate of media in 1958 and opened a new chapter in the country’s theater and cinema.
He soon gathered a number of young faces working in theater, cinema and music and established a theater institution in Kabul where a large number started working in the respective fields and got famed.  For example.  Oqab feature film.
Which was written by the deceased Khairzada, was one of the productions of the respective institution.
The deceased Faiz Mohammad Khairzada spent four decades of his life in USA and passed away last Wednesday at the age of 85 years.
Therefore, leading body of the ministry of information and culture in the message by appreciating the deceased Khairzada for his works and services in enrichment and development of the country’s theater and cinema considered his death as a big loss to the art field of the country and wished paradise to the deceased and patience to his family and the art fans of the country.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Hasina Safi, chaired the meeting of the Commission on Reviewing of Media Violations and complaints here yesterday, BNA reported.
The meeting reviewed seven media cases of violations and complaints lodged by a number of government and non-government organizations, according to the agency.
The acting minister briefed the meeting on commission’s working procedure and authorities in line with addressing of the complaints and violations, the agency added.
The meeting attendees presented their complaints and proposals in presence of each sides to the commission.
The commission members made decisions on each complaints and violations based on the commission procedures, the agency said.

Monday, November 04, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Minister of Information and Culture, Ms. Hasina Safi, in a meeting, she chaired on Sunday, said while naming the country’s roads, historical names should not be cast from mind, BNA reported.
Five suggestions sent to the commission from some governmental and non-governmental institutions from the center and provinces of the country, about naming the roads have been discussed at the meeting, said the agency.
The commission members discussed the issues, based on its principles and authorities and gave their opinions about naming the roads, according to the agency.
The commission also tasked its related members to seriously study a road naming list sent by the Kabul Municipality from 5,6,16 and 17 districts of the capital and share information about, at the next meeting of the commission, said the agency.
The Minister of Information and Culture also emphasized that while naming the roads, there was a need to take in mind the country’s historical names, the agency said.

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