23 September 2020

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Scientific, Professional Books Exhibition Organized In Kabul

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Kabul (BNA) People, particularly, young generation should be encouraged to book-reading:  Dr. Raheen

Sayed Makhdoom Raheen, Minister of Information and Culture visited the scientific and professional books exhibition initiated by the Kabul Shura with the cooperation of ministry, the Iranian embassy and some other publishing agencies of the Cultural Center of France. 
Dr. Raheen told the audience at the opening ceremony, today we are witness an exhibition organized with the cooperation of several publishing agencies. 
Afghanistan is the oldest country and three thousand years back the Usta book in Balkh was compiled by Zardasht. 
He added that book-making in Islamic era in different spheres of life took a better shape in our country. 
During the Islamic civilization were produced thousands of books under our influence in other territories the example of which exist in the libraries in Europe and Central Asia. 
He noted that there is need for attention that the people especially the youth be attracted the culture of book reading, stressing that considering this issue the ministry of information and culture has named a special week for book reading and study and proposed to the ministry of labor, social affairs, martyrs and disabled that this week should be envisaged in the calendars of the coming year. 
Deputy Head of the French Cultural Center also talked on the importance of book reading and study. 
Jahan Shahi Cultural Attachés of Iranian embassy in Kabul called such exhibition as positive step and emphasized on cooperation of his country in launching such exhibitions.

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