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Monday, January 16, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Municipality with cooperation of Pashtani Bank has opened bank account for rehabilitation of historic places as Darul Aman, Cheheston and Tajj Beg. 
In the opening ceremony of the bank account which was held in Pashtani Bank message of President Hamid Karzai was read out by Eng.  Mohammad Younis Nawandish, Kabul mayor. 
The message said, “Afghan people have to actively participate in renovation and reconstruction of the country’s historic palaces and places. 
I’m appreciating this step of Kabul municipality and asking the people to take part in reconstruction of these historic places.” 
After the Kabul mayor spoke and said Kabul municipality has decided to reconstruct and renovate historic palaces and places of Kabul with cooperation of national traders and Afghan people. 
Therefore, by opening the bank account in Pashtani Bank, reconstruction culture of historic place and palaces by people in Kabul city is a good program so that the Afghan people take part in this important scheme. 
Farooq Wardak, Afghan minister of education also spoke in the ceremony and said, “Participation of people in development projects in Kabul city is important, adding I will convince the ministry’s personnel to financially assist the account. 
The ceremony was also attended by a number of members for Afghan cabinet, national assembly, and traders and Kabul people council.

Sunday, January 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of information and culture Ghulam Nabi Farahi chaired the commission for preparing seminar on “Kunar in the course of history”. 
The meeting was attended by some scholars and researchers and it has selected the chairman and the date of the seminar. 
The meeting participants also discussed articles for the seminar and viewed that the articles should take into account the history, culture, political and social aspects of the Kunar province. 
Farahi called holding of such seminars as very important in introduction of the culture, history and literature of different parts of the country and expressed hope that the seminar would bring positive outcomes.

Saturday, January 14, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The world’s biggest copy of Holy Quran miniaturized and calligraphies was uncovered on Thursday in Nasir Khisraw cultural center here in Kabul. 
Al-Hajj Sayed Mansoor Naderi, representative of people in parliament said, “Calligraphy of this huge copy has 218 pages was started in Mizan 1383. 
He added each page which has been designed with 30 different designs is 28.2cm long, 55, 1cm wide and 1.8cm thick.” 
Following, Mohammad Sabir Yaqoot Hussaini Khidri, the writer of the copy spoke about his work and calligraphy. 
In opening ceremony, the message of the second vice president Mohammad Karim Khalili was read out. 
The message said, “This biggest copy belongs to Afghan people and I congratulate the Holy Book’s calligraphy and minatory to Sayed Mansoor Naderi and people of Afghanistan.” 
The message added Afghan youth once again have shown that they have had big achievements in each sector in the country. 
Fazil Hadi Muslimyar, Chief of senate congratulated the biggest copy to Afghan people, head and personnel of Nasir Khisraw cultural center. 
In the ceremony the senate appreciating sheets were handed over by the Chief of the senate to writer of the copy and his nine students.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Authorities of Bakhtar News Agency, Khalil Minawi and Mary Nabard Ahen met with Gavin Sundwall, U.S Embassy Spokesperson here in Kabul today.
BNA reporter said, the aim of this meeting was to attract the cultural cooperation of U.S Embassy with Bakhtar News Agency (BNA).
The report said, Khalil Minawi General Director and Mary Nabard Ahen Deputy Director of BNA explained the activities and problems of BNA as a state news agency in the center and provinces of the country to Gavin Sundwall U.S Embassy’s spokesman.
Minawi added, in order to cover all events, BNA should be equipped with all facilities.
He said, modernization of BNA needs the cooperation of national and international friends, especially U.S.A.
Gavin Sundwall expressed pleasure and stressed on the importance of BNA activities regarding the public awareness, promised his country’s cooperation with agency.
Translated By: Rateb