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Sunday, May 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A preparatory commission for holding of international seminar on Naqshbani way with the participation of ulema and scholars led by Dr. Sayed Makhdom Raheen Minister of Information and Culture held a meeting yesterday. 
It is expected that this seminar with the participation of religious ulema, sheikhs and lecturers from the center and provinces as well as foreign scholars will be organized at the beginning of summer this year by the Ministry of Information and Culture in Kabul. 
Therefore all researchers are informed to offer their articles till the end of month of Jawza to the related commission of the ministry. 
For further information they can contact phone phones: 0700280032-0799866286.

Sunday, May 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The World Press Day was observed in a ceremony held in international press center and attended by newsmen from public and private media outlets yesterday. 
Addressing the function, Minister for Information and Culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen while highlighting the government’s achievements in the field of freedom of press and press law, congratulated the World Press Day to media outlets and journalists, saying the Day has been named after journalists to respect their status in society. 
Praying tribute to 127 journalists who have lost their lives in 2010 to 2011 across the world the minister pointed out, these journalists in fact have lost their lives in defending freedom of press and freedom of expression. 
About drafting the press law, Dr. Raheen noted that the suggestions and opinions of media outlets had been taken into account in modifying the law. 
The minister once again reiterated his support from the freedom of press and urged the media outlets to respect the Islamic values and accuracy in reporting. 
Shfiqa Habibi the head of Women Journalist Association also spoke on the occasion, saying the freedom of press is the right of human beings and vital for development. 
A number of legislators also attended the ceremony. 
The parliamentarian Fauzia Kufi in her speech congratulated the world press day to the newsmen. However, she noted the freedom of press should not be misused and should not damage, other personality in the name of freedom of press, urging the media outlets to respect the Islamic and cultural values of the country. 
Another speaker was Deen Mohmmad Mabariz Rashidi the deputy of publication of the ministry of information and culture. 
Rashedi in his speech stressed for the freedom of press in the country.  Nevertheless, he noted if any media outlet reports inaccurate should accept its mistake. 
He also stated that Afghanistan has been experiencing freedom of press and it is the responsibility of all citizens to help institutionalize freedom of press in the country.

Saturday, May 05, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The construction work of Safar Zeyrat (Shrine) was ended in the Shohadai Saleheen of Kabul province. 
Abdul Ahad Abasi head of historical relics of the information and culture ministry said to BNA, the construction work of this shrine took place under the direction of experts of historical relics’ Dept. of the information and culture ministry. 
Abasi said that the precedence of Safar shrine in the Shohadai Saleheen belonged to 17 century. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Saturday, May 5, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The second phase of the reconstruction process of the shrine of spiritual figure Khawja Amanullah Shahid began in Mir Bachakot district the other day. 
In the meeting attended by religious leaders, elders and the local officials, the Minister for Information and Culture Dr. Sayed Makhdom Raheen in his address highlighted the importance of sacred places, the role of religious leaders and spiritual figures in Kohdaman area and hoped the ministry for information and culture would be able to rebuild other sacred places in the area.