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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The center for regional studies and cultural commonality of Afghanistan and the region has been initiated by the academy of sciences of Afghanistan.
The seminar began with a message of president Karzai read out by Dr. Najmuddin Tareen acting chairman of the academy of sciences of Afghanistan in which the initiative of the academy of sciences for holding this seminar has been appreciated. 
The discussions on cultural commonality of Afghanistan are an outstanding issue for cultural bonds bring the nations closer and helps friendship among them.
The message appreciates the organizers of the seminar.
A message of Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen Minister of Information and Culture was readout by Jalal Noornai advisor of the ministry.
The message reads that Afghanistan is situated in a region of the planet surrounded by countries of Iran, Pakistan, India, Turkey, Iraq, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, China and Central Asian nations and our country is located in  between them as a brilliant shining land.
Those who called Afghanistan as the heart of Asia it is not incorrect.
Nabi Farahi, deputy minister of information and culture said at the seminar that Afghanistan is the cradle of different cultures of the region.  He faded that rehabilitation of the Silk Route and membership at the SARRC, Shanghai, ECO and others is not the demand of today’s policies but this is Afghanistan’s historic essence that is paving ground for solidarity among the cultures and peoples of this region.  Sharafuddin ambassador of Tajikistan said that relations of cultural cooperation have its high values making our ties historically more beneficial and further deeper.
The work of the seminar continues today as well.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The international biography center, Cambridge in Britain has chosen mathematician philosopher Mohammad Sediq Afghan as the Man of Year 2012.
Keeping in mind the research and work in the field of mathematics, the Britain-based scientific center has also designed a special medal in recognition of the research work of Sediq Afghan and authorized the Afghan philosopher to confer the medal to scholars of the world, the Britain-based center and the World Federation Massachusetts of America has invited Sediq Afghan and his team to attend the international conference to be held in US from June 28 to July 3,2013 and from July 3 to July 6 2013.
The academy of Science, Afghanistan while congratulates the pride to the whole Afghan nation also wishes more success for the philosopher Sediq Afghan.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Zalmai Rasoul handed over the document of 215 coins of Koshanides era to minister for information and culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen yesterday and Dr. Raheen submitted them to head of national Museum Omara Khan Masoudi for preservation.
The coins had been taken to London some 40 years ago and the Britain official’s returned them to Afghan ambassador to Britain Daudyar.
In his speech on the occasion, Dr. Raheen while expressed his gratitude to the foreign minister for his personal attention and Afghan diplomats, stated that it is a matter of pleasure that Afghan relics have been returned home.
Dr. Rasoul also expressed his happiness over the return of the artifacts.
Ambassador Daudyar in his address described the relics as cultural heritages of the country, saying they had been taken to London by British archeologist David Hague in 60s and had been used in teaching archeology of the region.

Tuesday December 18, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Alongside its cultural efforts rendered by the European Afghan Cultural Committee to the Afghans living in European countries, the association has also provided landmark services to the cultural dignitaries and media persons inside Afghanistan and in its recent media and culture appreciation program, the association applauded journalistic efforts of The Kabul Time Daily Editor-in-chief Mohammad Shafiq Ahmadzai.
In his exclusive interview, Yousufzai head of Afghan cultural association in Europe announced The Kabul Times Daily as the unique English Daily newspaper that represent cultural identity of Afghanistan abroad and has reflected cultural and historic background of the country to the Afghans living in European countries in effective manner throughout the years.
He added that The Kabul Times Daily has reflected efforts of European Afghan Cultural Committee effectively to the people of Afghanistan and fully supported the association to submit outcomes of its cultural efforts to the Afghans abroad in constructive way and said that the association strongly applause media efforts of editor-in-chief of The Kabul Times Daily Mohammad Shafiq Ahmadzai and pray for his more triumphs on way of reflecting the truth through his great journalistic mission.
The certificate of appreciation granted to the Editor-in-chief of The Kabul Times Daily has been certified by the ministry of information and culture and European Afghan Cultural Committee pray to almighty Allah for further success of His Highness Mohammad Shafiq Ahmadzai to serve his country in the future as well.
While expressing his gratitude to the appreciation received from the concerned association, The Kabul Times Daily Editor-in-chief described efforts of the association on way of introducing historic identity of the people of Afghanistan to the western world adding that cultural exchange brings nations together.
European Afghan Cultural Committee in its president endeavors has successfully established up to 250 cultural institutions across the Europe to the Afghans and has introduced cultural aspects of the country effectively through workshops and research seminars.