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Monday, December 16, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Ms. Hasina Safi, who is visiting Indonesia, met with Indonesian Director for National Museum stressing the need for expansion of relations between the two countries museums, Bakhtar News Agency reported Sunday.
“The National Museum of Afghanistan with numerous of its historical artifacts and relics is one of the prestigious museums in the region and the world,” said the agency which is following reports about the minister’s trips to the hosting country, as referred to its website. “Museums were reflecting the culture and history of countries,” said the acting minister adding her led ministry’s officials of national museum were making effort to help new generation of the country get acquainted with the country’s historical artifacts preserved in the national museum. According to the agency, in many provinces of the country, such as Balkh, Kandahar and Nangarhar mobile museums were launched to make them aware of the country’s historical relics and artifacts and efforts were being done to launch similar programs in all provinces of the country in the future. In the meeting, the Indonesian Director for National Museum stressed on the exchanging of cultural experiences, particularly on the two countries national museums.
The acting minister in a meeting with Indonesian Commissioner for Human Rights spoke on the role of women in peace process, their participation in social activities and recruiting them in the government institutions. In the meeting, the Indonesian Commissioner for Human Rights, briefed about the activities and achievements of Indonesian Commission on Human Rights as per part of the commission to address the problems of women in post-war areas and added the government was making effort to pave the way for effective presence of women in various sectors through training and their appointment in government and non-government institutions.

Sunday December 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi in a meeting with Indonesian commissioner for human rights discussed and exchanged views in connection with role of women in peace process, women participation in social activities and appointment of women in government institutions.
In the meeting, the Indonesian commissioner for human rights by briefing related to activities and achievements of Indonesian commission on human rights in addressing problems of women in post war areas added the government was making effort to pave the way for effective presence of women in various sectors through training and their appointment in government and non-government institutions.
Meanwhile, acting minister of information and culture in a separate meeting with Indonesian director for national museum stressed on consolidation and expansion of relations between museums of the two countries, adding that national museum of Afghanistan by having artifacts and historic relics was one of the prestigious museums in the region and world.
Recalling that museums were reflecting the culture and history of countries, acting minister of information and culture added officials of national museum of Afghanistan were making effort to make new generation of the country get acquainted with the country’s historic artifacts being preserved in the museum as mobile museum programs have been launched recently in Balkh, Kandahar and Nangarhar to make them aware of the country’s historic relics and artifacts and such programs would be launched in all provinces of Afghanistan.
In the meeting, the Indonesian director for national museum stressed on exchanging cultural relations particularly in the field of museums between the two countries, asking for expansion and consolidation of cultural relations with Afghanistan.

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Hasina Safi, met Deputy Chief of Mission and Councilor of Egyptian embassy here yesterday and both sides discussed strengthening bilateral cultural relations, Bakhtar News Agency reported.
The Egyptian embassy councilor said an archeological delegation to visit Kabul and to train the Afghan archeologists for two weeks, adding four Afghan archeologists have also been invited to visit Egypt, the agency quoted him as saying.
He also briefed the acting minister on Arabic language training program held for the employees of the ministry of information and culture for near one year, adding his country was ready to extend the program for the ministry.
Praising Egyptian embassy’s support and holding of the Arabic language program for the employees of the ministry, Minister Safi emphasized on further expansion of the bilateral cultural cooperation between the two countries, the agency added.
At the end, deputy minister of culture and Art, Prof. Rasul Bawary handed over an appreciation certificate to Dr. Ibrahim Kamel, lecturer of Al-Azhar University for training of the Arabic language to the ministry’s employees.

Saturday, December 14, 2010
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Hasina Safi, during a meeting with Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture called culture as the main index for developing of the bilateral cultural relations, Bakhtar News Agency reported on Friday.
Minister Safi emphasized on signing of Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) in areas of Culture, Tourism, Art and Publications, saying the MoUs would ease education of youth in aforesaid fields, the agency added.
Briefing about the scholarships and training programs being provided for Afghanistan, the Indonesian Minister said education has been provided for Afghan youth for near two decades, adding the process would be continued.
Hinting to enrichment of the libraries of the two countries’ universities, the Indonesian Ministers emphasized on creation ministerial-level cultural framework to discuss cultural related issues in the region, according to the agency.
Meanwhile Minister Safi called the enrichment of libraries of the two countries as of immense important, adding Afghanistan moving towards development after decades of war and called holding of such meetings crucial for strengthening of the bilateral ties.
The acting minister of information and culture said Afghanistan and Indonesia were celebrating 66 years of friendship ties, adding different cultural programs have been considered by the culturists and artists of the two countries. She also praised Indonesia’s assistance to Afghanistan, the agency added.

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