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20 books evaluated, some receive sale license

KABUL: The Book Evaluation Commission meeting, chaired by Deputy Publications Minister of Information and Culture, Hayatullah Muhajer Farahi, assessed a total of 20 books and issued sale license for some with Islamic sharia values and in accordance with the people traditions, a statement from the ministry said the other day.
In the meeting, members of the Book Evaluation Commission evaluated 20 books, recently published and sent to some bookstores in Kabul city, said the statement.
“After evaluation on 20 books published recently, the commission members found books with Islamic sharia values and people’s accepted traditions and issued the required license for their sale in the bookstores,” the statement added.
Issues on providing a comprehensive procedure with full coordination between the commission and the relevant organs and specifying the exact time and date for holding meetings with the private publishers and printing presses owners, as well as sending up to 19 books recently evaluated, outside the country, have also been discussed in the commission meeting, the statement continued.
Members of the Book Evaluation Commission, before regular meetings, review books in the bookstores, register the titles and then discuss them with the next meetings. The commission has earlier assessed the titles and contents of as many as 108 books in contrary to the values of the Afghan society, according to one of the commission members.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.