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Saturday, June 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Earlier the ministry for information and culture has published the modified form of the press laws to seek the public opinion to institutionalize it after collecting the opinions of the public opinion leaders towards freedom of press and further improving the law over the past 10 days.
However, keeping in mind the proposals of writers and journalists the time has been extended for another month and so, it is hoped you would present your opinions towards the draft to the office of press advisor, the ministry for information and culture.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Sami Mahdi, journalist and organizer of the First TV network has got the title of the bravest journalist of year 2012.
The Nai organization supporting the reports yesterday by delivering the appreciation letter to Samie Mehdi congratulated more success for this young journalist.
The International Journalism Center located in the USA from amongst 250 journalists of the world has awarded the title of bravest journalist to this young journalist of Afghanistan.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The remains of late Ustad Khalilullah Khalili the famous poet of the country were laid to rest through a special ceremony within the Kabul University compound. 
The ceremony was attended by Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Speaker of House of People, Mohammad Alam Izedyar First Senate Secretary, some cabinet members, some members of National Assembly, chairman of the academy of science, Zalmai Heywadmal cultural advisor of presidential office, Kabul Mayor, cultural figures and scholars and friends of late Ustad. 
Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen Minister of Information and culture and chairman of the commission for burial of the remains of Ustad Khalili talked on the personality of late Khalili and added that  today the sons of this homeland are paying homage to the remains of the famous poet of the country. 
He dwelt on different dimensions of life of this great poet and stressed that the ministry of information and culture in memory of this man of poem will organize a special ceremony at the hall of Radio-TV on coming Sunday”. 
Dr. Obaidullah Obeid minister of higher education said at the ceremony that late Ustad Khalilullah Khalili was of very high caliber poets of the contemporary Afghanistan who spent his life towards the path of freedom, independence, reflection of the pains and miseries of the Afghan nation during the invasion of the former Red Army and encouragement of the Mujahid nation against the biggest power of the world. 
Farouq Wardak minister of education said that representing the president of Afghanistan and the members of the burial commission I convey my sympathies to the dear nation of Afghanistan and the family of the unique poet of the country. 
He added that Ustad Khalili does not belong to a nation, specific tribe, but he was a poet got up from amongst the people and died among the people. 
Masoud Khalili son of late Khalili who is currently ambassador of Afghanistan in Spain thanked president Karzai, members of the cabinet and the Afghan nation for their expression of sympathy to the Khalili family members. 
The bouquets of flowers prepared by the ministries of information and culture, higher education, academy of sciences and other foundations were lay on late Khalili’s tomb. 
The remains of late Khalili has been transferred from Peshawar by his friends and fans on the basis of instruction of president Karzai. 
Ustad Khalili died while being refugees in Pakistan in 1366 in Pakistan.  Ustad Khalili was born in 1325 in a building on the side of Kabul River that once was called as the garden of Jahan Ara, the recreation center of Mughul Kings. 
His father was Mirza Hussain Khan from the Sayed Khail of Parwan province.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Over one thousand historical monuments are due to be devastated all over the country, Minister of Information and Culture, Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen told a news conference yesterday. 
At a press conference attended by the deputies of the ministry of information and culture and a number of foreign visitors and media workers, Dr. Raheen provided the audience with information about the historical monuments and relics related to the last long era of the country’s civilization. 
The historical relics and monuments of the country are not only belonged to the people of Afghanistan nor to those of their ancestors, but they belong to the human valuable culture, warning that up to 1,200 historical monuments of the country are at the emerge of devastation and his ministry due to lack of budget and professional workers was not able to repair them. 
Lauding the cooperation of the friendly countries including, U.S, France, Japanese, Holland, Germany and UNESCO in this field, Dr. Raheen added that alongside 1,200 historical monuments, there are still two Islamic architected master works. 
The minister not only urge the international community, but also the national traders to join a sponsoring process to revitalize rehabilitate the country’s historical monuments among which there are congregational mosque in northern Balkh province. 
UNESCO head also spoke at the conference saying that protection of Afghanistan historical relics is one of his office main targets as well as to help develop a democratic system in the country. 
At the end of the meeting, deputy minister of information and culture, Sayed Mussadeq Khalili exhibited the pictures of those historical monuments are laid at the emerge of devastation and provided information about each of them.