22 September 2019

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Thursday, August 01, 2019
Kabul (BNA) On the threshold of 100th Anniversary of Independence of the country, Ustad Kamaluddin Behzad Scientific and Research Seminar was held yesterday in Herat.
In the seminar attended by deputy minister of art and culture for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawary, deputy and acting governor of Herat Ghulam Daud Hashimi, provincial director of information and culture Arya Ranofyan, advisor to the minister of information and culture and his accompanied delegation, artists, writers and university lecturers, Prof. Bawary said that the country’s President was paying particular attention to holding such seminars, stressing that further researches should be done in connection with such figures.  Pointing to three key elements of talents, life condition and life environment of artist, Prof, Bawary considered all the three elements as effective in creation of top art works.  According to Prof. Bawary, Ustad Behzad had all three key elements: besides, he was brave and patient living during the era of Timurides.

Thursday, August 01, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi praised the Art Lord Organization for its art works that were underway in various parts of Kabul city.
On the threshold of marking the 100th anniversary of the country’s Independence Day,. A group of painters of the Art Lord Organization was painting the country’s historic monuments on walls of building of the Ministry of information and culture (MoIC).
Accompanied by head of BNA Najibullah Shinwari and head of policy and plan for the MoIC Abdul Moqim Afghan, acting minister of information and culture paid a visit to art work of the group and took part in coloring a number of paintings on the walls.
Besides praising the works of the group, acting minister of information and culture said that the ministry would promote social peace by holding cultural programs and through painting, drawing, calligraphy, poetry, theater, music, cinema and other art works until the end of current year.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi and leading body of the ministry marked National Flag Day by hoisting the country’s national flag in National Archive courtyard.
In a ceremony held on the occasion of marking the country’s National Flag Day at the ministry, acting minister of information and culture spoke and said: “National flag of the country is a symbol of identification and national identity of the people and the ministry of information and culture has always made effort to support traditions, cultural and national identity of the country.”
“On the occasion of the country’s National Flag Day, if we’re at any position, we promise to spare no efforts towards supporting the system and transparency of the upcoming presidential elections.” Safi added.
Afterwards, head of department for overseeing media Sayed Jafar Rasteen briefed related to history, colors and signs of the country’s flag between 1800- to date.
It is worth mentioning that various programs were held on the occasion of National Flag Day in capital and other provinces of the country.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by deputy minister of information and culture for publication affairs Fazil Sancharaki, the food immunity public awareness and advocacy group was held yesterday.
In the meeting, decisions made at previous meetings in connection with identification of experts on food immunity, creation of web sites for the committee, codification of a plan for establishment of a public awareness center within BNA were discussed and reviewed.  Meanwhile, two MoUs were signed in the meeting between the committee and Ayna and Bano TV channels.  Based on the MoUs, the respective TV channels were committed to include information relevant to food immunity in their broadcasting programs.  The meeting also stressed on need for participation of relevant national and international institutions in ceremonies and programs to be held on the occasion of marking Mother Milk.  Meanwhile, preparation of international organizations and government institutions in particular MoPH was reviewed as satisfactory in this regard.

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