22 October 2018

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Monday, September 03, 2018

Kabul (BNA) To honor 90th anniversary of Afghanistan-Egypt friendly relations, a cultural and art exhibition as well as a movie festival is expected to be held in Kabul University, BNA reported on Sunday.
In a meeting held between Acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi and Egypt ambassador in Kabul, both sides discussed importance of this occasion, its growth and development, according to the agency.
Egypt ambassador also asked holding of Bakhtar Treasury exhibition in his country, BNA added.
Minister Safi said Afghanistan-Egypt historical and cultural relations had deep root in the history.
She asked Egypt ambassador to cooperate with the ministry of information and culture in providing scholarships in the fields of museum, archeology and journalism.
Furthermore, Egypt ambassador pointed out at Sayed Jamaluddin Afghan’s Statue which has been put into display in a great avenue in that country.

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi in a meeting yesterday with UNESCO delegation in Kabul stressed on role of culture in economic growth.
Focusing mostly on discussing culture national program and creative economy, both sides asserted that cooperation should be continued in various sections.
The $2.5 million national program of culture and creative economy have been initiated by the government last year to encourage donors.  EU provided E3 million, while ministry of finance provided $1 million for the program.
In the meeting, acting minister of information and culture praised UNESCO for its continued cooperation with the ministry and considered role of women as key in preservation and promoting of culture in the country.
In the meantime, acting minister of information and culture asked for holding meetings of relevant organs of MoHE, MoUD, MoIC, UNESCO and Presidential once in a six month and holding meetings of executive committee once in a three month.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Kabul (BNA) In a meeting held on Tuesday, Acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi heard the working report of the Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Services Commission’s (IARCSC) team on simplifying executive process of her led ministry, BNA reported.
According to the agency, the meeting which was also attended by deputy minister of information and culture on publications Fazel Sancharaki, the IARCSC’s team that jointly worked with the ministry’s team since a year, presented information about easing executive processes in the ministry, particularly in terms of publication and culture.
They pointed out that one of their works was simplification of issuing license in publication sections from 65 steps to 12 ones.
Thanking the team’s functions on simplification of executive processes, Acting MoIC Hasina Safi also appreciated other cooperation of the commission with her ministry.

Tuesday August 28, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan ancient treasures’ exhibition was opened Saturday in a ceremony by deputy minister of culture and art Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari in Nanshan Museum in China’s Shenzhen city. In the ceremony, deputy minister of culture and art for information and culture Prof. Bawari spoke related to importance of exhibition and historic and friendly relations between Afghanistan and China and considered Silk Route as friendly sign among the people of Afghanistan and China, saying that the route maintained not only trade and economic relations but also cultural and even political relations between the two countries. Sayed Mehdi Munadi, 2nd secretary for Afghanistan embassy to China assured of the embassy’s overall cooperation for holding such exhibitions and considered role of this exhibition as key in initiative of One Belt, One Road. In the ceremony, on behalf of China, deputy of culture, tourism and sports for Nanshan city, deputy of China Friendship Organization for foreign countries and deputy of art exhibitions office in China spoke and considered holding the exhibition as significant and stressed on further cultural cooperation between the two countries.

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