19 January 2018

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Kabul (BNA) Work for construction of the wall of Ghazni castles has been started.
According to Musa Khan Akbarzada, governor of Ghazni province, construction of the wall includes the projects which have been launched in Ghazni in order that the province is prepared as Islamic civilization center in 2013.
According to the governor, the   project is to be completed by professional engineers of MoIC in two years.

Kabul (BNA) The Website for the National Museum was inaugurated by Omar Sultan acting deputy minister for cultural affairs of information and culture. 
Supported by the US financial support and designed by the foundation of cultural home of Afghanistan is divided into nine sections in Dari, Pashto and English languages. 
Omar Sultan thanked those helped in designing of the website. 
Meanwhile, Omarakhan Masoudi head of the national museum told the audience that through this website we can link our museum with world museums. 
He thanked the staff of the museum that assisted in preparing the website as well.

Kabul (BNA) People, particularly, young generation should be encouraged to book-reading:  Dr. Raheen

Sayed Makhdoom Raheen, Minister of Information and Culture visited the scientific and professional books exhibition initiated by the Kabul Shura with the cooperation of ministry, the Iranian embassy and some other publishing agencies of the Cultural Center of France. 
Dr. Raheen told the audience at the opening ceremony, today we are witness an exhibition organized with the cooperation of several publishing agencies. 
Afghanistan is the oldest country and three thousand years back the Usta book in Balkh was compiled by Zardasht. 
He added that book-making in Islamic era in different spheres of life took a better shape in our country. 
During the Islamic civilization were produced thousands of books under our influence in other territories the example of which exist in the libraries in Europe and Central Asia. 
He noted that there is need for attention that the people especially the youth be attracted the culture of book reading, stressing that considering this issue the ministry of information and culture has named a special week for book reading and study and proposed to the ministry of labor, social affairs, martyrs and disabled that this week should be envisaged in the calendars of the coming year. 
Deputy Head of the French Cultural Center also talked on the importance of book reading and study. 
Jahan Shahi Cultural Attachés of Iranian embassy in Kabul called such exhibition as positive step and emphasized on cooperation of his country in launching such exhibitions.
 

Kabul (BNA) Addressing the training parliament of the youth led by Azizurrehman Tayyeb chairman of youth training parliament Dr. Reheen Minister of Information and Culture said that the societies which reached the lofty stages of development they were bestowed with the virtue of knowledge of their able youth.  
Dr. Raheen added that the youth who are acquainted with the parliament tomorrow they can enter as elected representatives of the people and they should think how they can serve their society. 
He noted that no other book like Holy, Quran has thoughts about knowledge and thinking. 
Thereafter the young representatives asked questions relating to cultural aggression, weak training programs in the media, importer serials published by some media, remaining of youth without a destiny at the entrance exams, struggler against narcotics, production of local films, preservation of historic relics especially Aeinak Copper Mine, prevention of abusing of personalities in the media and other such issues. 
Dr. Raheen and Temur Shah Ishaqzai deputy minister of youth affairs of information and culture ministry answered the youth’s questions. 
They said that those youth who remained without destiny at the entrance exams will be accepted by some higher education institutions in the center and provinces and so far 35,000 of the youth in accordance with the agreement have been accepted by that institution with consider fee discount. 
They also said that 16 youth centers have been established in the provinces and the high youth council has been established at country level. 
As regards the media publications, Dr. Raheen noted that the media in our country considering Turkey, Pakistan, Morocco and Bangla Desh are in a better position. 
Dr. Zalmai Zabuli financier of the training parliament mentioned the 25th of November the international day of banning violence against women and added that all our people including our youth have the responsibility for preventing violence against the women. 
He stressed that on behalf of the House of People I assure all the women and mothers of the country that we will assist women in passing legislation of prevention of violence against women from the parliament.

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