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Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Kabul (BNA) A historic relic that has been prevented from trafficking to outside was submitted yesterday to ministry of information and culture.
The historic relic was seized from traffickers in Aqcha district of Jawzjan and later submitted to provincial department of information and culture in the province.  Related to the historic relic, deputy minister of culture and art for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari said the relic was a historic box depending to Islamic period.  It is worth mentioning that the relict was then submitted by Prof. Bawari to deputy of national museum Yahya Muhibzada for further preservation and protection.
 

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Hasina Safi in a meeting with a number of Afghan Women Network (AWN) called women role effective in the popularization of culture in the country, BNA reported.
The agency quoting the AWN member asking the ministry of information and culture for doing more for women in the culture areas and women support.
Meanwhile, the acting minister called the role of women very important in the promotion of culture and assured the ministry’s attention for improvement of cultural affairs by giving more shares to women, the agency said.
 

Monday, July 02, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of information and culture Hsina Safi in a meeting with a number of activists of women network and civil society organizations from different provinces regarded role of them as key in all fields in particular cultural sector.
In the meeting, representatives of women network and civil society organizations from Paktia, Paktika, Khost and Logar briefed related to cultural works of their provinces.
They asked acting minister of information and culture for further attention to their provinces in cultural areas and declared their support and cooperation with MoIC.
Acting minister of information and culture while praising activists of women network and civil society organizations for their works regarded their role as significant in all areas in particular cultural sections.
She assured of the ministry’s attention to cultural sections of the respective provinces, regarding efforts of women network and civil society activists as effective in this regard.
According to another report, acting minister of information and culture in a separate meeting heard working report of deputy ministry of culture and art.  In the meeting, deputy minister of culture and art Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari briefed related to goals and modality of the deputy ministry’s works, departments of national archive, gallery, national theater, public library, music, preservation of historic monuments, national museum and Afghan Film.
Acting minister of information and culture asserted that one of goals of MoIC was to pay attention to cultural development, preservation of historic monuments and cultural heritages.
 

Monday, July 02, 2018

Kabul/COLOMBO (BNA) Deputy to the Publication Affairs of the Ministry of Information and Culture, S. Fazel Agha Sancharaki has co-hosted the second Round Table of the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiatives (SAFANSI) held in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, a statement said Sunday.
The one-day event (June 25-26) was organized by the World Bank and Co-hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka, the statement from MoIC said.
The Afghan official delegation was also comprised of Dr. Sayed Shams-ul-Islam Shams the Coordinator of the Technical Secretariat, Shafiqullah Atayee, Deputy of Policy and Plan of the ACCI and Ghayoor Sadaat, the statement added.
The EU commission and the WFP office in Afghanistan were also represented by their national staff Dr. Zamir and Labibpoor.
The delegation returned home on June 27, as the event concluded, according to the statement.
SAFANSI is a trust fund established in 2010 by DIFID and WB which strives to provide technical and financial support to South Asia countries that they achieve food and nutrition security.
The SAFSNI round table 2 was a high-level summary event that draws the latest evidence and experience from current nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific programs focusing on putting the lens on the consumer in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems in South Asia.
It has explored the implications for acting at scale with such interventions, including, engaging with consumers and the importance of consumer education through improved communication, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation dimensions.  Key results of this event was that the public and private sector, business, donor and civil society as well as decision makers raised the profile of nutrition by addressing the role of consumers within food systems in their home countries, and find effective ways to work together by addressing consumer demand in the value chain.  More than 150 participants attended this event who represented mixed and divers groups such as policy makers, program managers, and agriculture and nutrition experts, working with governments, research organization, civil society, donor organizations, and private sector.
 

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