KABUL: Deputy Minister of Information and Culture Fazel Sancharaki and the ministry’s advisor Sayed Jafar Rastin visited different sections of Afghanistan Center at Kabul University (ACKU) on Sunday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
Lauding the center’s scientific and cultural works, Deputy Minister Sancharaki said he would not spare any effort on enriching the center’s newspapers archive.
Pointing at Bakhtar News Agency archive, he said “we were interested to provide a specific draft for bookbinding, digitalization, listing and protection of the agency’s archive and after primary review in coordination with ACKU’s technical team, we would further cooperate in the respect.”
He clarified that the way of cooperation will be specified under framework of a memorandum of understanding.
Chief Executive Officer of ACKU Abdul Wahid Wafa briefly reported about the center’s works and achievements.
Pointing at lack of financial resources, he said if this problem was solved, the center has comprehensive plans that can be effective in improving research condition, education and cultural activities in Afghanistan.
ACKU has been shifted to Kabul from Peshawar in 1383 solar year.
Then, former rector of Kabul University, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani specified a temporary place for that in the mentioned university’s library.
Afterwards, in 1385, former president Hamid Karzai had approved an amount from the development budget to construct a new building for the center in Kabul University compass.
The Kabul Times