19 February 2019

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Monday February 11, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Hasina Safi met Urozgan governor Sayed Asadullah Sayed in her office on Sunday, both sides discussed addressing cultural challenges of the province, BNA reported.
Briefing the acting minister on cultural assets of province, the governor presented his recommendations to address cultural challenges of Urozgan province, including establishing of a radio station and holding of cultural and awareness program for directorate of information and cultural. Recalling ministry of information and culture’s programs for the provinces, minister Safi said much attentions to be paid for those provinces that have not been focused. “MoIC to build library and conference hall in upcoming solar year of 1398,” the minister said. Minister Safi went on saying that training programs to be organized via deputy ministry of youth affairs for the local directorate of information and culture. Minister Safi also assured ministry’s cooperation with the province over addressing the challenges before cultural institutions.

Sunday February 10, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Deputy minister of youth affairs for information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat met yesterday with scouts delegation of SAARC member countries. In the meeting, expansion of cooperation between deputy ministry of youth affairs and the delegation was discussed.
Briefing related to programs of the deputy ministry, Dr. Sadat said that deputy ministry of youth affairs for information and culture wanted relations between Afghan youth with youth of various countries in particular scouts of SAARC member countries in various fields. Meanwhile, the delegation assured of its cooperation with the deputy ministry of youth affairs.

Saturday February 9, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi, the meeting of national commission on holding Nawroz historical festival of 1398 was held Wednesday with participation of representatives of relevant government and non-government institutions.
In the meeting, acting minister of information and culture spoke and said the respective commission’s meeting was held for coordination of necessary preparations of relevant government and non-government institutions to better mark the upcoming year’s Nawroz festival. Meanwhile, head of the people culture for information and culture Mahbooba Babakarkhil said effort would be made for better holding of the Nawroz festival. Participants in the meeting delivered their visions, suggestions and plans for better marking the day and shared preparations of their relevant institutions with members of the commission. At the end, acting minister of information and culture stressed on coordination and cooperation among relevant institutions, adding that continuous efforts should be made in order that Nawroz historical festival of the New Year should be held in a better way.

Saturday February 9, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of information and culture, Hasina Safi has strongly condemned the assassination of two journalists in the northern province of Takhar, BNA reported Friday.
Shafiqullah Arya and Rahimullah, two Hamsada local radio staffs were killed, following gunmen raids on their office in the Northern Province, the agency said. Minister Safi said she was deeply saddened by the tragic event and called the incident the work of the enemy of freedom of expression asking the relevant organs to seriously investigate into the case and arrest those involved in the attack, according to the agency. The minister extended her condolence to the assassinated journalists’ bereaved families.

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