22 October 2017

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Saudi Arabia funded provincial library has been inaugurated in Northern Province of Balkh after up to four years of the agreement signed between the kingdom and Afghanistan, a statement said the other day.
The total cost of the library including construction of the building books and other essentials like computers and advanced materials reaches to 322783.7 USD paid by the Saudi Kingdom, said a statement from the Assadia Darul Olum—a religious school said.
During a ceremony which was attended by the provincial education See P4...
Directorate officials, the library with all equipment had been inaugurated, said the statement adding the project was first kicked off in 2013 the work of which completed this year.
Deputy to the education ministry, Dr. Shafiq Samim, Provincial education director and head of the provincial religious scholars and other officials of the Darul Olum have attended the ceremony, according to the statement.
Deputy to the education ministry, Shafiq Samim thanked the Saudi Arabia for it continuation of cooperation since 2002 and construction of the library for Asadia Darul Olum, the statement added.
Balkh Education Director also thanked the kingdom for its cooperation with the religious schools in the province.
Saudi Arabia’s financial cooperation in different fields, particularly with the provincial school has continued since 2002.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with Paktika governor, acting minister of information and culture, Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari spoke about holding second part of ‘Paktika’s Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow’ seminar, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
Thanking the ministry of information and culture for the attention on first part of ‘Paktika’s Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow’ seminar which was held in Kabul last week, Paktika’s provincial governor, Ilyas Wahdat briefed the acting minister of information and culture on holding second part of the seminar which will be held in that province in near future, the agency added.
Likewise, he stressed on attention of the ministry for information and culture in term of repairing a number of historical monuments, improving cultural sections and the survey of a national park which has been considered to be built in Paktika province, BNA continued.
Acting minister of information and culture briefed the provincial governor on his ministry’s preparations on holding second part of ‘Paktika’s Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’ seminar which would be held in the province, adding the MoIC is also making effort to prioritize repairing historical monuments which are in all provinces.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari, Acting Minister of Information and Culture in a meeting with Chinese ambassador to Kabul discussed the country’s cooperation with MoIC in cultural researches sections.
In the meeting, the Chinese ambassador to Kabul while assuring MoIC of his country’s further relations in cultural sections promised to expand relations in connection with joint researches in cultural and social sections as well as holding scientific and research sessions.
Meanwhile, acting minister of information and culture while praising China for its cooperation with Afghanistan in various sections in particular cultural sector asked for further cooperation of the country in researches of archaeology and invited the Chinese ambassador to Kabul to participate in Silk Road and Sufism International Seminars to be held by MoIC in near future.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) and and Afghanistan’s Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) signed a memorandum of understanding here the other day, BNA reported.
According to the agency, the MoU was signed by Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari acting minister of information and culture and ATRA director Dr. Mohammad Najib Azizi.
Based on the MoU, ATRA would equipped ministry of information and culture’s public library with modern equipment worth hundred thousands of USD. 
The Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority to also equip the ministry’s national achieve with modern facilities worth 300 USD in 2018.
Addressing the ceremony acing minister of information and culture said, the cooperation MoU was aimed to protect national archive’s documents as well as to case people with essential reading facilities at the public libraries.  He said public libraries of Badghis, Ghor, Urozgan, Paktika and Zabul provinces to be also digitalized.
Meanwhile ATRA director said his institution was ready to cooperate with ministry of information and culture on different spheres.  He said ATRA would finance the ministry’s projects.
ATRA director went on saying his organization was making ort to widespread telecom services across the villages, educational centers and government agencies.

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