16 December 2017

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Fazel Sancharaki, deputy to the ministry of information and culture at the sideline of the general assembly of the UNESCO, in Paris discussed the violence related documents of Afghan journalist with the vice-chairman of the organization on media and relations and projects official, BNA reported Thursday.
The agency said the two sides at the UNESCO compound in Paris spoke about violence related documents of the Afghan journalists, access of Journalists and the people to information as well as general situation of journalists in Afghanistan.
The UNESCO media affairs in-charge thanked Sancharaki for his information about the Afghan media situation and said that this was the first time he had received full and helpful information about media in Afghanistan, the agency said.
Officials of the organization promised to do more in the field of professional capacity building in the country, the agency added.
Issues including budget, strategy and new plans of the UNESCO on how to protect the world cultural heritages, particularly historical monuments in the warzones and in the Palestinian occupied territories, had been discussed at the meeting attended by hundreds of representatives from different world countries in Paris.
The general assembly of the UNESCO is held every two years in Paris, in which cultural, publication, scientific and other issues are discussed, with the member representatives.

Thursday November 9, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Memorandum of Understanding for reconstruction of Gholghola city signed between ministry of information and culture and UNISCO yesterday.
According to BNA report, Pro. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari acting minister of information and culture and UNISCO representative has signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
Bawari while signing the MoU thanked UNISCO cooperation with Ministry of Information and Culture regarding protect and reconstruction of cultural heritages.
Gholghola city is one of the historic and heritage relic of Afghanistan will be reconstructed by UNISCO with cooperation of Italia.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Up to 18 graduates have received certificates during a meeting attended by the Acing Minister of Information and Culture, Associate Prof. Sayeda Mujhgan Mostafavi on Tuesday.
The acting minister congratulated them to have graduated from the art section of the gallery and said all values of the country’s territory comprised rich culture, art and history of Afghanistan.
“The values of a nation has link to the culture and art of the society,” said Mostafavi regretting for his ministry to have faced lack of budget and asserted that less attention had been paid to the cultural and art. The acing minister blamed continued imposed war the main reason behind challenge faced by the art and culture of Afghanistan.
She said the ministry was intended to establish cultural centers in six provinces of the country and hoped that these centers could be completed and utilized as cultural complex within the next two years.
Cultural advisor to the national security, Najibullah Manali also spoke at the meeting and said that nothing effective had so far been made in the field of culture and art in the country in the past, and that only 0.3 percent or 3 out of 1,000 afghanis have been spent in cultural areas.
He asked the government to provide ground for the country’s artist and support them more than ever.
Head of the gallery, Mohammad Hashem Shareq said the gallery had provide proper ground for the youths and today up to 18 students have graduated from art and culture section of the gallery.
He said the artists and culturists need the government support and the ministry of information and culture should support them well to could display their art and culture.
Suraya Raiszada

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Kabul (BNA) A debate on “Youth’s role in sustainable peace’ was jointly held by the Ministry of Information and Culture’s (MoIC) deputy ministry on youth affairs and Afghan Women Network here yesterday at the Ministry of Information and Culture’s Press Hall.
According to the Kabul Times reporter, addressing the debate, Dr. Kamal Sadat deputy minister of youth affairs said youths were playing key role in bringing sustainable peace and they were required to step up efforts on the aspect, so that Afghans live in a peaceful atmosphere.
“Youth’s role in peace process shouldn’t be symbolic.  They must be given the chance, so that we witness a country free from bloodshed and violence.” He added.
Later on the ministry’s peace ambassadors Rahmatullah Noorzai and Abdul Naser spoke related challenges before youths.  The debate continued with panels attended by representatives from High Peace Council, Ulema Council, Industries’ development association and US institute for peace.
The representatives, including that of the Afghan Women Network expressed their views on establishing durable peace and youth’s role on the aspect which was welcomed by the participants.
Karima Malikzada

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