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MoIC marks Cultural Heritage Preservation Day

KABUL: The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC), in a ceremony, celebrated the Cultural Heritage Protection day on Saturday.
The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Information and Culture compound, where at the outset, the Deputy Minister for Culture and Art Mawlavi Atiqullah Azizi said: “An appropriate ground has now been provided for the development of the country, especially for the protection of historical monuments and cultural heritages.”
Azizi assured of the ministry’s efforts for the protection of historical monuments and cultural heritages in the remote areas of the country and said that cultural issues, humanitarian aid and reconstruction works should not be politicalized and that the international community and foreign institutions should cooperate in the preservation of Afghanistan’s development, especially the cultural heritage.
In the meantime, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture for publication affairs, Mawlavi Hayatullah Muhajir Farahi said that Afghanistan was an ancient country and the cradle of civilization and that there were countless historical sites and monuments in the country.
“About 2, 000 historical objects have been registered recently in the country, while thousands of others are already available in the country,” Farahi told in the ceremony. He called the country’s historical relics the identity and history of the people and that the Ministry of Information and Culture has paid special attention to the preservation of the country’s historical relics and prevented the illegal hunting and smuggling of the artifacts in cooperation with other institutions.
Also, the acting director of the National Museum, Mohammad Zubair Ebadi said that the protection of cultural heritage was not only the responsibility of the Ministry of Information and Culture, but also the responsibility of all Afghan citizens.
He also asked foreign institutions to cooperate with the Ministry in protection of the cultural heritage.
The Kabul Times

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