21 June 2018

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Regretfully, once again, the enemies of the country committed in-human acts in the capital Kabul, where tens of people were martyred and dozens of others injured, BNA reported on Monday.
Leadership of the minister for information and culture condemns the terrorist attacks in the strongest possible terms and asks security and judicial organs to make effort and identify and punish those behind these barbaric acts, according to the agency.
Unfortunately, besides other Afghan citizens, media staff were also targeted in a deadly incident, in which ten journalists and cameramen were martyred in Kabul and Khost province, BNA added.
Today’s incident proved that the terrorists are not bound by any law or religion and they target whoever they want, BNA continued.
As an advocate of freedom of speech and media, the ministry of information and culture asks people, civil and political parties and different segments of the society to cooperate with the government in identifying those culprits behind such deadly acts.
The MoIC’s leadership asks paradise for those martyred and great patience to their families.
 

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of information and culture on youth affairs Dr. Kamal Sadat in a meeting with MTN telecommunications charity foundation manager Ajaml Shinwari said that Afghan youth needed more assistances of national and international donor organizations. BNA reported Monday.
During the meeting, Dr. Sadat asked national and international donor organizations to pay serious heed for providing employment opportunities, education and higher education as well as removing addiction to counternarcotic among the youth, and invest in the respect, according to the agency.
Shinwari said over the last year, their office has paid serious heed to youth and last year, hundreds of youth have been benefited of the foundation’s short-term long-term educational programs.
This is while that MTN Tele-communications company and deputy ministry of information and culture on youth affairs have provided the ground for free of charge higher education to 700 youth last year.
 

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Kabul (BNA)  Senate’s first deputy Mohammad Alam Ezedyar while hearing work report presented by head of Bakhtar Nes Agency (BNA), lauded the agency’s functions at the threshold of (May 3, International Press Day), BNA reported on Monday.
According to the agency, appreciating BNA staffs’ activities appreciating BNA staffs’ activities on reflection of domestic and foreign events, Ezedyar said, as a credible news source, BNA with long historical background enjoys special position among media outlets.
Afterward, head of BNA Abdul Khalil Menawi presented information about his agency’s routine activities and thanked Meshrano Jirga, its first deputy and national assembly for their support from press family.  He also promised to firmly work in reflecting truths and daily events as it did in the past.
At the end Senate’s first deputy awarded BNA head and a number of journalists and reporters with appreciation letters and medals.
 

Monday April 30, 2018

Kabul (BNA) In a ceremony held to help get awareness on access to information and prevent women harassment, Fazel Sancharaki, the deputy information and culture minister said: “We want women take part in the political, social and cultural arenas,” BNA reported Sunday.
In the ceremony, which was held and concluded by the Afghanistan Women Journalists Society, today (Sunday), the deputy minister said women are facing some challenges raising from the structure of the society as he added: “We are living in a traditional and backward society. Many impediments are posed on the way of the women, some solved the challenges while some are still fighting.”
In the rule of awareness on access to information, some points have been mentioned that should be obeyed by the journalists both women and men, said the agency quoting the deputy minister.
He said a committee should be established to investigate the problems of the journalists and prevent women and children harassment.
According to the deputy minister, up to 60 media and information units have been established and assessed to provide on time information and share with the people.
 

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