Minister Safi, Chicago Institute director discuss cultural cooperation

KABUL: In a meeting with director of the US Chicago Institute, acting and nominee minister of information and culture Ms. Hasina Safi emphasized on organization’s bolstered cooperation in cultural affairs, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported yesterday.
At the outset, director of the Chicago Institute briefed the acting minister on organization’s cultural activities, in particular preservation of Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritages, organizing training programs for National Museum staff and developing database as well as registering the museum’s relics, the agency added.
The director also assured of his organization’s continued cooperation with Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC), adding cultural heritages having key role in establishing close ties among nations.
Meanwhile Minister Safi praised Chicago Institute’s cooperation with MoIC, saying Afghanistan had faced several challenges in different fields, including that of culture and fortunately eye-catching achievements made in this section in last 17 years, the agency added.
Minster Safi went on saying that her led ministry was committed to protect cultural heritages and historical monuments, emphasizing on expansion of cooperation between MoIC and the Chicago institute.
The Kabul Times

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