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Monday, February 27, 2012
Asadabad (BNA) A seminar on Kunar in the course of history was held yesterday in Asadbad, capital city of eastern Kunar province. 
The seminar which was attended by the Afghan cultural figures, writers and researchers was held by Afghan ministry of information and culture and ended with a resolution. 
In the seminar, the Afghan researchers, writers and cultural figures read out their articles related to history, natural sources and culture of Kunar. 
In the seminar Ghulam Nabi Farahi, deputy minister of information and culture spoke about rich history of Kunar and said, “Afghan ministry of information and culture is trying to work on preservation and renovation of historic places of Kunar. 
Related to presence of forests, natural views and historic places of Kunar, Farahi said the ministry of information and culture is determined to launch an effective program for renovation and improvement of tourism in the province. 
Deputy Minister of information and culture asked the local people of Kunar to further work for preservation of historic treasures and places of the province. 
At the end of the seminar, the participants approved a resolution which is asking the government for preservation and renovation of forests and tourism. Kunar, an eastern province of the country, has a rich history.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan culture and art exhibition got the first position in international festival introduction of nations” held in Shiraz city of Iran.  The festival was held in cultural and entertainment collections of Shiraz University.  The Afghan culture and art exhibition was held by Afghan cultural center to Iran with cooperation of Afghan students studying at Shiraz University.  The exhibition aimed at identification of Afghan rich culture and art, introduction of achievements, abilities and handicapped of Afghan refugees based in Shiraz to Iran and Afghan refugees.  The Afghan culture and art exhibition, along with cabins of nine countries as Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Japan and Sudan hosted a large number of cultural viewers.  In the festival, held in Shiraz, the Afghan cabins have allocated the biggest part of the exhibition which included various types of handicapped as clothes and traditional covers, curtains and carpets.  Carpets and various tradition rugs, food and calligraphies of Afghan artists and more than hundreds pictures from historic, tourist places and monuments were put in the exhibition.  Officials for Shiraz University and Afghan embassy to Tehran appreciated the Afghan refugees for their work.

Kabul (BNA)  Uprising of Kabul people on Hoot3, 1358 (1980, February-22) was a turning point in the patriotism and Islamic campaigns of the Kabul people, speaking in a gathering held on this occasion, Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen, Minister or Information and Culture and Chairman for Kabul Throughout People Council said.  He said the Muslim people of Afghanistan started the holy Jehad against the Red Army in Kabul city from the university.  Although the uprising was not successful, but it resulted in message to be convoyed to others groups in the capital and provinces of the country.  In the ceremony, MP Mawlavi Abdul Rahman Rahmani, Hashmatullah Hashimi, spokesperson of Kabul people’s council Mohammad Zakir Shaikhzada also spoke related to the issue.  Pointing out burning of some copies of the Holy Quran, Mawlavi Abdul Rahman said, “we can’t tolerate the crime.” Later, Hashmatullah Hashimi said, “The regional intelligence might have been involved in the issue.  Therefore, the people should act scholarly and don’t let the relations be stained between the people and international forces.  Based on another report, members of Afghan foundation for liberals marked 3rd Hoot, the uprising day of Kabul people in a ceremony here in Kabul.  Speaking in the ceremony, Jalal Jalal, head of the foundation said, “Uprising the Kabul people both male and female on 3rd day of Hoot, 1358 was intended as their holy faith and real liberties of Kabul people.

Kabul (BNA) Minister of Information and Culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen visited Monday night Aazady Printing Press (APP) and media and asked for the solution of their problems.  While General President of APP Ghulam Hassan Hazrati, Editor-in-Chief of The Kabul Times Mohammad Shafiq Ahmadzai, Editor-in-Chief of Islah Mohammad Zaman Kalmani and Deputy Editor of Anis Shir Mohammad Istewar were also present, Dr. Raheen shook hands with night shift employees of APP and media from near and heard their problems and gave necessary instructions for the removal of their working problems.  At the end, minister of information and culture jointly ate dinner with the aforesaid employees.