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Sunday, August 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A book exhibition was opened in Eidgah mosque to commemorate the decade of revelation of holy Quran by the ministry for Hajj and Auwqaf affairs with the support of cultural section of Iran embassy here. 
Thousands of Islamic books including Quran with translation and CDs with recitation of the verses of Holy Quran were put on display.
Dr. Yusuf Niazi the minister for Hajj and Auwqaf and Iranian ambassador Abdul Fazal Zohra in their speeches described the exhibition as very important and called for enhancing cultural cooperation between the two nations. The exhibition would last up to 28th of Ramadan in the Eidgah Mosque.
 

Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Kabul (BNA) With participation of historians, penmen, researchers and countrywide Afghan scholars, this seminar would be held in October of current year.
In preliminary meeting for holding of this seminar, Minister of Information and Culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen said that in this seminar, the researchers would read their articles around different dimensions of life and works of Abdull Hai Gardezi.
In the session that was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Raheen, Prof. Zadran, head researcher Mohammad Aslam Afzali, researcher Habibullah Rafi, Mohammad Afsar Rahbeen, Dr Abdull Majid Naseri, Dr. Mohammad Akram Arefi, Din Mohammad Darwish, Ustad Ghafar, Gen. Ali Shah Khan, Arya, Helmand Ghaznawi, the members of scientific commission of scientific research seminar of
Abdul Hai Gardezi, discussion took place about the manner of holding of this seminar, invitation from guests and collections of articles.
Hinting on high personality of famous historian of the country, Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen said that in civilization of Ghazni, three high-ranking historians are mentionable.
One is Abdul fazl Baihaqi that wrote his 18-volumes history about the dynasty of Ghaznavids and what is available today is from among the master pieces of history writing and from the master pieces of prose of Farsi of Dari.
The second one is the history of Zainullah Akhbar Gardezi that is written by Abdul Hai son of Zohak Gardezi Ghaznawi and is from among the main histories of the Islamic world.
Attention is focused in it on culture, thought, traditions, religions, history and qualities of ancient nations of the world and is continued till the dynasty of Ghaznavides.
This history is written in a very scientific method.
Unfortunately, this should be mentioned that large part of this valuable history is not in hand.
But what is remained is printed with the efforts of Late Ustad Habibi.
The third book is the history of Tabaqat-i-Naseri from Qazi Minhajuddin son of Sarajudeen Jawzjani. Dr. Raheen evaluated holding of this seminar worthy for introducing of personality and work of this great historian.
 

Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Accompanied by deputy cultural minister of information and culture, Sayed Mosadaq Khalili and head of historical monument, Abdul Ahad Abbasi, Dr. Sayed Makhdom Raheen Minister of information and culture visited Ghazni and inaugurated the reparation work on five historical monuments in Ghazni City.
These projects include repairing of Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznawi monument, Sultan Ibrahim, Imam Sayed Hami, Sayed Jafar Agha and repairing of the palace of Sultan Masoud the third.
These activities are started at a time that work on repairing of ten historic monuments by the ministry has already been completed and work on another 14 projects are continuing.
Dr. Raheen told reporters that work on ten of 32 projects has been completed and with practically starting work on the five project work on 20 projects had kicked related to the ministry would be started soon.
He also reported preventing of 17 book and broachers related to Ghazni city and holding Abdul Hai Gardizi, Hakim Sanayee and Ghazna in the course of history seminars in the province.
At the ceremony in this respect, Dr. Raheen said that the ministry of information and culture in order to welcome the year 2013 that Ghazni will be declared as the center of culture of Islamic countries it has undertaken a series of projects there.
According to Dr. Raheen the international Ghazni in the course of history in Kabul and Ghazni will be held and another seminar on the life and works of famous historian Abdul Hai Gardizi and the seminar on the great poet to the country of Hakim Sanayee Ghaznawi will be held by the ministry.
The provincial authorities of Ghazni welcomed the efforts of the ministry of information and culture related to construction and rehabilitation of Ghazni city.
He emphasized that work on the ministry’s projects will be ended by the end of the current year and the last week of 1372 would be the initiative festivity of Ghazni.
Ghazni in expected to be declared as the cultural center of world Islamic countries 2013 by the EISISCO.
 

Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A competition test for 21 ranks in the Youth Affairs deputy minister office, ministry of information and culture was held at the ministry yesterday.
Timor Shah Isheqzai the deputy minister of Youth Affairs office in his address highlighted the role of reforms said holding test and finding capable staff is a prerequisite for reforms.
He also noted that the youths can play effective role in bringing good governance.
The director of human resources in the ministry, Rohul Amin Habibi in his speech said that staffs for 21 ranks in step four and five have been put in competition, saying 250 candidates contesting the test and those secure good marks will be selected.