By: The Kabul Times
LASHKARGAH: Led by advisor to ministry of information and culture Dr. Tariq Reshad, the visiting delegation of the MoIC opened various exhibitions on the occasion of marking the cultural week in Helmand. In opening ceremony of the exhibitions attended by acting and deputy governor of Helmand Mujahidullah Safari, provincial director of information and culture Hamidullah Weyar, head of tribes and borders Ahmad Naved Nazari, provincial director of Independent Human Rights Commission Afifa Maroof, provincial director of women affairs Wajiha Rasouli, director of finance and administrative for governor office Zahid Atal, a number of cultural figures, writers, literal figures, teachers, civil society activists and youth, advisor to ministry of information and culture said the MoIC was working to protect the Afghani culture, traditions, the country’s history, values and arts and make the people get acquainted with them.
According to advisor of the ministry of information and culture, such exhibitions will play effective role in awareness of the nation. He added that the MoIC would make effort to address problems in the field of cultural and art affairs.
In the ceremony, acting and deputy governor of Helmand Mujahidullah Safari by praising the MoIC said the province was enriched with old cultural history, adding that holding such exhibitions would not only enliven the province’s history and culture but also encourage writers and art workers.
Afterwards, provincial director of information and culture Hamidullah Weyar spoke and said provincial directorate of information and culture was working in close cooperation with the MoIC and local government to launch various effective programs in the field of culture, literal, art and youth.
It is worth mentioning that handicrafts, historic works, pictures, books and art works were put in the respective exhibitions in Helmand.