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National Gallery building inaugurated

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KABUL: Acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi on Tuesday reopened the National Gallery building after its repairing completed, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
National Gallery building’s history goes back to a hundred years and to protect its historical value, the ministry of information and culture has spent ten million Afghanis from its development budget for its repairing, according to BNA.
During the inauguration ceremony which was attended by the ministry’s advisors and a number of directors, besides calling reopening of the National Gallery an important step towards art works’ protection and preservation, Acting Minister Ms. Safi pointed out that the National Gallery in-charges should work on regular cultural plans to hold art works’ exhibitions two times in a month.
Art works can help us show Afghanistan’s real feature and history to the people, she added.
Furthermore, she stressed that the ground should be prepared to display the artists’ works so the enthusiasts can visit the exhibitions’ works and national gallery belongings.
Likewise, Directors of National Gallery, Mohammad Hashim Shareq thanked the ministry’s leadership for their cooperation in this respect.
He added there are 338 artworks being displayed in National Gallery halls.
Pointing at some problems and needs, he said, National Gallery needed a standard hall to display the artworks, a depot, a lab to repair the artworks, special lights, air conditioning system, art library, artworks’ digitalization and internet.
He added the ground should also be prepared for opportunities to hold professional educational programs.
At the end, Acting Minister Safi looked round the National Gallery and visited its different sections.
National Gallery in-charge, Sabera Rahmani told BNA that the gallery’s exhibition would be opened at visitors free of charge for a week.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.