Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Mussadeq Khalili deputy minister for cultural affairs of information and culture opened the art of calligraphy exhibition in Temurk Shah Durani mausoleum compound that depicts around 30 art works.
The ceremony was attended by Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai chairman of commission for transition of security, acting ambassador of Norwegian embassy, representative of Agha Khan Foundation, some cultural figures and artists.
Khalili called this exhibition a step towards growth of arts of calligraphy in the country and said that the art of calligraphy and drawing has its special place in the past and present era in Afghanistan.
He thanked the Agha Khan Foundation and other cultural foundations in assisting the ministry to better address the cultural heritages of Afghanistan and added that the art of calligraphy has its special place in Islam.
Mirwais Sediqi a representative of Agha Khan Foundation assured of further cooperation with the ministry of information and called the exhibition a good step towards growth of arts.
The exhibition will remain open for a month.