21 June 2018

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Friday May 11, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Clashes between Taliban and Afghan National Army troops leaves 8 militants dead in eastern Paktia province yesterday. Col. Fazul Khuda Ibrahimkhail spokesman of 203 Tandar army corps told BNA correspondent, the clashes occurred between Taliban militants and Afghan National Army soldiers in relevant areas of Dand Patan district, Paktia province, in which 8 armed oppositions were killed and 4 others were wounded. T.M.A.Ansari

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of youth affairs for information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat in a meeting with head of information and public awareness for Independent Elections Commission (IEC) Dr. Shafi Jalali said that youth further need awareness for participation in upcoming parliamentary district councils’ elections.
In the meeting, Dr. Sadat added that deputy minister of youth affairs in coordination with IEC were determined to launch awareness drive in capital and provinces for further participation of youth and the people in voter registration process as well as upcoming elections.
Dr. Shafi Jalali while praising for cooperation with IEC in this regard said that IEC was trying its best to hold free, fair and transparent elections in the country, adding that deputy minister of youth affairs had key role in the process. He hoped the deputy ministry would cooperate with IEC in awareness and giving impetus to youth.
Promising for participation of youth in capital and provinces, deputy minister of youth affairs said that the deputy ministry was trying to deliver the IEC message to each corner of the country in particular to youth.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Up to 120 artworks have been exhibited at a painting show called ‘Bahar-e-Sabz (Green Spring) in the National Gallery, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency said Tuesday.
In the exhibition, which was conducted by the Afghans National Institution in cooperation with the Fine Arts Institute and the National Gallery for the aged people, Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari, acting minister of Information and Culture said: “Painting is an art which remind different parts of history and the exhibition can provide ground for showing artworks.”
The agency also quoted the minister as saying that an artist can provide the ground for the unity and solidarity of the nation, through reflecting the pictures of realities.
Prof. Bawari said that his ministry would do its best to support the artists and provide the ground for their advancement.
At the end of the ceremony, ten preferable artists attended a painting competition, three of them; Mohammad Helal Ahmadi, Jamila Ahmadi and Yama Kabuli, respectively won first, second and third position and became eligible for appreciation icons and ten others awarded letters of appreciation, by the Afghans National Institute.
According to another report, in a ceremony held yesterday on the occasion of unveiling three books written by the country’s top writer Abdul Wakil Solamal Shinwari, acting minister of information and culture Prof. Bawari asked book-readers to read these books as the books have picturized various dimensions of the life of Afghan people.

Tuesday May 8, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Presided over by Acting Minister of Information and Culture Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari, Roads’ Naming Commission held meeting on Monday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
During the meeting,  Acting MoIC Bawari said, “Roads should be named based on related city and region’s culture and tradition and the names that are common among local people should be protected,” according to BNA.
He added a list of cultural, historical and literature figures should be provided based on which the roads should be named, the agency added.  Likewise, according to agenda, the meeting discussed naming of roads and the commission members shared their suggestions and views in this regard, BNA went on to say.  The meeting decided that a work committee should be established to arrange the list of cultural and historical figures and start its work in the respect.

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