Afghans responsible to protect, promote culture: Minister Safi

KABUL: Acting and Nominee Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi discussed cultural cooperation during a meeting with cultural director of UNESCO Office in Kabul here yesterday, BNA reported.
According to agency, the cultural director of UNESCO briefed acting minister on organization’s cultural activities in Afghanistan, saying cultural heritage preservation was their main priority. According to him UNESCO has cultural cooperation with Afghanistan since 1948 and has so far identified more than 2000 historical monuments in the country, assuring his organization’s continued cooperation with Ministry of Information and Culture.
Praising UNESCO’s activities in Afghanistan, Minister Safi said Afghanistan owning rich cultural heritage and that country’s people having crucial role to promote and protect it.
The Kabul Times

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