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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Kabul (BNA) A government delegation consisting 14 ministries’ representatives, headed by Acting Minister of Information and Culture and Deputy to Youth Affairs, Dr. Kamal Sadat visited Paktika province on Tuesday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
Addressing a gathering, Dr. Sadat said that President Ghani would pay serious heed to backward provinces of the country, as he instructed all government organizations to trip to this province and address the Paktika people problems, according to the agency. He added that the ministry of information and culture has planned to implement 16 projects in Paktika province, BNA added. Dr. Sadat asked the Paktika people to send their children to schools so they don’t face any problem in any section in future, the agency continued. Expressing gratitude over the president’s attention on this province, the Paktika governor hoped the promised projects to come into effect as soon as possible.
 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan Ministry of Information and Culture in cooperation with the UNESCO celebrated International Mother Language Day (IMLD) on February 2, under the theme “Toward Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education”, Bakhtar News Agency reported the other day.
A message on the occasion from the country’s president, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has been read out by the presidential social advisor, Malalay Shinwari in which communication has been considered as the main responsibility of mother tongue and other languages to be used to facilitate access to education, said the agency. The country’s constitution has allowed any of the country’s nationals to get education their own language, the message reads. Deputy to cultural affairs of the ministry of information and culture, Mohammad Rassoul Bawari mother tongue enjoyed worldwide importance, thus the day is celebrated globally, quoted the agency. He blamed some individuals to create discord among the people, by using certain tongues and advised that “only with national unity the plot could be prevented,” Some other speakers, including Abdul Rahman Roodwal Assadullah Walvaligi, Zaman Kashkaki, Faridullah Noori and Noor Agha Shindandwal, delivered speeches about the issue in details in the ceremony, to conclude with, the participants issued a statement in several clauses in which promoting education with mother language has been mentioned.
 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Dr. Kamal Sadat, Acting Minister of Information and Culture appreciated three boxers yesterday.
Zamarai Mohammadi, Jamil Nabizada and Sayed Najib Musavi, three top boxers of the country’s national team were appreciated by Dr. Kamal Sadat for their honors and achievements in domestic and foreign competitions.
In a meeting with three sportsmen, Dr. Kamal Sadat asked them to make efforts to obtain honors to Afghanistan so that the name of our country would be more brightened in sport.
Acting minister of information and culture asked Afghanistan youth to refer to sport besides getting education as sport was a sound hobby and guarantees health and prevents youth from drugs. Dr. Sadat regarded preventing youth from drug addiction as religious responsibility of all the people.

Monday, February 20, 2017
Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with Afghan ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Sayed Jalal Nabegha, acting minister of information and culture and deputy minister of youth affairs, Dr. Kamal Sadat emphasized on introduction of Afghanistan’s unique cultural heritage through close coordination and cooperation of the country’s diplomatic mission, BNA reported.
Meanwhile the ambassador to Saudi Arabia promised to spare no effort in introduction of Afghanistan’s history and culture through holding exhibitions, Bakther News Agency said. The Afghan embassy in Riyadh to organize a cultural exhibition in the coming week which will include Afghan traditions clothes, photos of Afghanistan’s historical monuments and touristic places as well as musical instruments.  According to another report, addressing a meeting of the commission on naming of the country’s roads, Dr. Kamal Sadat said no one was allowed to name the roads sans prior coordination with the commission. The commission decided to name Kabul’s Kompany Avenue after Shaheed Hashmat Khan Khalil Karzai, the first square of Ahmad Shah Baba Mina after Ghazi Mir Mohammad Zaman Khan and Lab-e-Jar square after the country’s national and defense forces, the agency added. Hinting to importance of naming the country’s roads and avenues, Dr. Kamal Sadat such initiative would not only facilitate people, but would also help introduce the country’s history and culture. This is while that recently a number of roads have been named after the same individual in the country’s capital Kabul and a number of other provinces.

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