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Monday, September 03, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The work for the reconstruction of Amir Abdul Rahman Khan Tomb has been completed and was formally inaugurated yesterday by deputy to the ministry of Information and Culture, Nabi Farahi. 
In his opening remarks in the ceremony attended by several officials, Mr. Farahi said that the former king’s tomb is one of the cultural heritages of the country which was renovated at a cost of 3.5 million Afghanis.
He also said that the late king, Amir Abdul Rahman Khan had worked for national unity and safeguarded the country’s boundaries during his rule.
 

Sunday, September 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The head of justice department of the US embassy during his visit to the Ikhtiarudin castle in Herat city said that United States would continue to maintain and preserve historic monuments and cultural heritage of Afghanistan.
While accompanied by Ahmad Ahsan Sarwaryar the director of culture and information department of Herat, the US diplomat assured his government’s continued support in preserving and maintaining archeological sites and historical monuments.
The work for the second phase of the rehabilitation of Ikhtiarudin castle with US financial support had been completed in two years and work for the third phase would be begin in near future.
 

Saturday, September 01, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A joint exhibition of Afghanistan and Iran was opened in Kabul yesterday. 
In the exhibition 25 Afghan productive firms and 38 Iran companies put in display their products. 
In his opening remarks the minister of rural development Hassan Abdullahi emphasized for boosting trade relations between the two nations. 
Dr. Sadruddin Sehar the deputy of the ministry of commerce and industries and Azarkhsh Hafizi the international relation officer of the chamber of commerce and industries also spoke in the exhibition and stressed for enhancing trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. 
The volume of export to Iran reaches to some 40 million US dollars annually while imports from Iran are around 1.300 billion US dollars annually.
 

Saturday, September 01, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The minister of information and culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen while addressing on the 246th anniversary of the Khan Aqa Pahlawan in Kabul yesterday said that the Dervishes were kings without throne. 
In the ceremony attended by religious, scholars, Ulama, Chieftains, Sufis and elites of the city, Dr, Raheen  said that Kabul since long has been the center of service for the way of Shariat and Tariqat, saying like the Khaneqas of Pahlawan there were dozens more Khanaqa in Kabul which had serve for the cause of Sharia. 
Dr. Raheeen also noted that Khanaqa has been playing its role in promotion of Islam since first century. 
Highlighting the programs of the ministry for information and culture, Dr. Raheen said all the mosques and Khaneqas will be rebuilt and renovated. 
Mawlawi Abdul Rahman Rahmani the MP of Kabul and religious leader Mohammad Baqir Shikhzada also in their speeches highlighted the role of Khaneqa and Sufism, saying acting upon Sharia or Islamic law will help to build unity peace and security in the country. 
At the end Dr. Raheen inaugurated the library of Khan Aqa Pahlawan which was built in 1186 in the old city of Kabul.