Sunday May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi speaker of the lower House of the Parliament in his meeting with the leading authorities of Ministry of Higher Education discussed the hunger strike of the students of social sciences faculty of Kabul University.
Attended by Dr. Mohammad Saleh Saljuqi second secretary and Eng. Sayed Akram secretary and some members of the house, minister of higher education and the leading authorities of the ministry and rector of Kabul University issues pertaining to students’ strike were assessed.
At this meeting four demands of the students including replacement of dean of the faculty of social sciences and a lecturer of the faculty, reviewing the exam sheets of the failed students and ignoring the absence of students during the strike period discussed, which were accepted by the minister of higher education except replacement of the dean of the faculty.
Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi said that a mixed delegation of the lower house, ministry of higher education and representatives of the protesting students should evaluate the issue, which has been accepted by the ministry of higher education.
Sunday May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The Central Council of Craftsmen Union of Afghanistan has appreciated Ghulam Hassan Hazrati the managing director of the Liberty Printing Press in recognition of his services during his mission with government including serving as head of RTA over the past three years.
The Central Council of Craftsmen Union of Afghanistan presented the medal of merit to Ghulam Hassan Hazrati in a ceremony held yesterday and wished more success for him in future.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Dr. Omara Khan Masoudi, General Director of National Museum received the honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters in 181st commencement Exercise of New York, University which was held on Wednesday 22nd of May, 2013 at Yankee Stadium of New York city.
Dr. Masoudi did tireless efforts in preservation of Afghanistan Cultural Heritages in particular saving of the Afghanistan’s Precious Artifacts and other valuable collections of National Museum during the Civil War in which Afghanistan has lost almost all its infrastructures.
His efforts in public awareness with respect to our pompous history and civilization with organizing the Bakhtar Treasures Exhibitions outside the country and some other Exhibition within the National Museum made him to receive many Awards from Different National and International Organizations.
To sum up, Dr. Masoudi Received Award of Prince Claus in recognition of exceptional achievement in the field of Cultural Heritage Development in 2004. In the same years, he also received ABU ALI SINA Balkhi (Avicenna) Medal from UNESCO.
Parliament of Afghanistan has also honored Dr. Masoudi with a Medal in 2010.
It is indeed a great honor bestowed by New York University by conferring a prestigious Honorary Doctor of humane Letters Degree. This is a Tribute to Mr. Masoudi’s dedication and contribution towards preservation of Afghanistan cultural heritages.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai chaired a consultative meeting with the participation of Afghan security in charges and discussed issues pertaining to retirement of national army generals who have completed their term of office. The meeting held at the presidential palace, general Besmellah Mohammadi Minister of National Defense presented a brief report on the law regulating affairs about army officers and the generals who have reached the age of retirement.
He said that those generals of national army who would be retired, their retirement pension would be paid.
The meeting decided that the law in this respect should be applied. The meeting also decided that the ministry of national defense according to their needs can employ the retire general as advisor and their respectives professional, in order their knowledge and experience to be used in relevant aspects.
Marshal Mohammad Qasem Fahim first vice-president, Mhammad Karim Khalili second vice-president, Dr. Rangeen Dadfar Spanta National Security Advisor, General Besmellah Mohammadi Minister of National defense and General Ghulam Jujtabe Pantang minister of interior affairs were also present at this meeting.