21 July 2019

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Sunday, June 23, 2019
Kabul (BNA) A meeting was held to introduce ISESCO and UNESCO National Commission of Afghanistan at the Ministry of Information and Culture here yesterday, BNA reported.
Addressing the event, deputy minister of culture Prof. Mohammad Rasul Bawary said the ISESCO and UNESCO National Commission was easing funding of projects in Afghanistan, adding ministry of information and culture was cooperating with the UNESCO on four sections.
Prof. Bawary said a library to be built for children with the support of the commission, adding much should be utilized from capacities of these two institutions.
Meanwhile Secretary General to ISESCO and UNESCO National Commission Mohammad Shaker Habibyar said based on resolution of the institution, each country obliged to establish the commission, the agency quoted as saying.
He said the commission’s mission was to ease international funding for peace and security in the world.
Meanwhile the commission’s representative Hayatullah Hayat briefed the meeting on structures and working affairs of the commission, the agency said.
Wrapping up the meeting, director of Bakhtar News Agency Najibullah Shinwari praised the commission’s works and emphasized on continued cooperation with the Ministry of Information and Culture.
Yarzada

Thursday June 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Second Vice-President Sarwar Danesh in the first ‘Imam Abu Hanifa International Symposium’ has said that Afghanistan is a good example of religious consensus and coexistence between Shiites and Sunni. The Symposium, attended by representatives of 15 Islamic countries, cabinet members and religious scholars, was opened yesterday by Second Vice-President Sarwar Danesh. Pointing to life and works of Imam Abu Hanifa, VP Danesh considered richness of Hanafi jurisprudence, tolerance, individually freedom, justice and rationality as principle characteristics of Hanafi’s jurisprudence. “The jurisprudence of Imam Abu Hanifa is richer than jurisprudence of most jurisprudent religions,” VP Danesh said, stressing that the extremism which has emerged by the name of Daesh and other groups is the toughest enemy of thoughts and character of Imam Abu Hanifa and his jurisprudence. He further said that Imam Abu Hanifa was avoiding extremism and never call any ahl-e-qibla as infidel.
 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawary, the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Cultural Affairs in a meeting with the UNESCO delegation urged for the quickly start of preserving operation work to consolidate the Jam minaret, BNA reported the other day.
In the meeting, both sides discussed the soon arrival of the UNESCO archeologists to Afghanistan to investigate the Jam minaret and to start the operation program for the consolidation of the minaret, said the agency.
Prof. Bawary said UNESCO was valid worldwide organization, particularly in Afghanistan and it is expected to make effort in the attraction of aids for the restoration a preserving of the country’s cultural and historical heritages, particularly the Jam minaret, according to the agency.
He reiterated for the soon UNESCO cooperation program initiation for the consolidation of the Jam minaret, with the organization’s delegation assuring that the organization would spare no effort in this field.

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Mohammad Rasoul Bawary, the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, on Cultural Affairs, on Sunday, lauded the high position of mother and said marking the day was an integral part of our culture.’
Congratulating the day for the mothers during his address in a meeting, held on the advent of mother world day, the deputy minister called mothers the symbol of courage, resistance and devotion and that the high position of mothers would not be restricted to this day, but would be admired and respected forever.
Meanwhile the country’s First Lady in a video message congratulated the day for the entire mothers across the country and said mothers were the victims of first line of war.
“These the mothers who are losing their sons and husbands in the imposed wars in the country.”  Likewise, Shakila Nazari, Head of Information and Public Relation of the Ministry of Women Affairs, speaking on the occasion, blamed under- age marriage, wicked traditions and forced marriages among the challenges facing women in Afghanistan.
But she said her ministry had good achievements on low women’s mortality in the country, as according to a report released by the Ministry of Public Health mortality rate has reduced in 2018.
Karima Malizada

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