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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The ministry of information and Culture has provided awareness program to prevent dangers of the climate change in the country, Bakhter News Agency reported.
Acting minister, Sayyeda Muzhgan Mostafavi who has attended the national committee of the climate change held in the ministry of women affairs said that there was a need for the people cooperation to overcome climate change risk, said the agency.
She asked the national environment protection administration for cooperation, particularly in the field of providing budget, according to the agency. Chairing the meeting, the deputy minister of women affairs, Nabila Musleh said that climate change risk is a global threat and the international community is ready to cooperate with Afghanistan to overcome the threat.
“We are making effort to overcome climate change risks by using the available possibilities and provided resources,” said the deputy minister.
 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Sayeda Muzhgan Mostafavi, after here return from Iraq’s visit, discussed on Sunday issue on how to tackle Afghan pilgrims problems, BNA reported the other day. 
According to BNA, she has also discussed the problems of the Afghan pilgrims with the Iraqi deputy minister of culture on tourism affairs and a number of the hosting country’s officials asking them to case issuance of visa.  In a meeting with the country’s tourism firms’ representatives, the acting minister spoke about how to meet visa issuance of the Afghan pilgrims through an Afghan legal and standard tourism company.  In the meeting the participants lauded the acting minister achievements in this field, said the agency.
 

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Kabul (BNA)  Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Finance , administrative and Tourism, Associate Prof. Sayeda Majgan Mostafavi in a meeting with Iraqi deputy minister of information and culture stressed on expansion of cultural relations between the two countries, BNA reported on Saturday.
Afterward, Iraqi deputy minister of information and culture assured of his country’s cooperation with the mentioned sections, the agency further said.
Likewise, Ms. Mostafavi met with Najaf governor and Ayatullah Fayaz, during which she spoke about Afghan pilgrims problems and asked for their attention in the respect, BNA added.  Ayatullah Fayaz said he has paved the ground or 35000 Afghan pilgrims to visit Najaf and Karbala and that they are making effort to provide further assistances to them, the agency continued.
The Afghan delegation also met with Karbala governor and discussed Afghan pilgrims transferring from Kabul to Karbala and the Iraqi officials assured to cooperate in this regard.  Both sides also agreed on performing Iraq visa to Afghan pilgrims from Kabul.
Earlier, due to security problems, Iraqi Embassy was closed and the Afghan pilgrims had to receive Iraq visa from the neighboring countries.
According to BNA, the Afghan delegation consists of deputy ministers of information and culture and foreign ministry, deputy of civil aviation independent administration, representatives of second vice president, ministry of hajj and religious affairs and National Directorate for Security, during which many cooperation agreements were signed in different fields with Iraqi side.
 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Korean-Afghanistan Friendship Photo exhibition ‘Korea in Afghanistan’ was opened here in Bagh Babur on Wednesday, aiming to feature Korea’s development programs implemented in Afghanistan.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Korean Ambassador Chin Ki Hoon said the exhibition included 70 photos from different programs implemented in Afghanistan, adding there were still many programs left uncovered in the exhibition.
“The Republic of Korea is committed to supporting the people of Afghanistan for their resilience and sustainability,” Ambassador Chin Ki Hoon said, adding in close partnership with UN and the Afghan government, ROK was focusing on promoting inter alia, maternal and child health, education, rural development and women’s empowerment.
“There are photos in the exhibition covering our supports in the areas of food, decreasing of mines threats, repatriates, culture, health affairs, education, extending support to farmers and providing of the technical and vocational trainings,” he said.
The Ambassador went on saying that his country’s main objective behind the continued support was to safe lives in Afghanistan and provide a better future for the next generation.
The Exhibition with 70 photos which features Korea’s economic and development programs for Afghanistan would be open for one week in Bagh Babur.
 

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