The Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs said that all Afghan Hajj pilgrims have arrived safely in Saudi Arabia ahead of next week's deadline set by the ministry.
A painting and calligraphy exhibition was launched in Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province on Tuesday in a bid to encourage the youth to get involved in art.
Nehmatullah Hossain Zada is a famous actor and singer who captures the cultural heritage of Herat province and western Afghanistan in his work. Performing folk songs in the theatre, his stories bring joy and happiness to generations young and old. Nehmatullah has spent his entire life performing art and music and has finely tuned his talents.
A cultural center of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was inaugurated followed by holding the Silk Road festival in central Bamyan province on Monday, an official said.
A total of 143 couples entered into wedlock at a mass marriage ceremony solemnised by some businessmen in this capital city of northern Samangan province on Monday, participants said.
Religious leaders must play a role in promoting peace in Afghanistan, Islamic scholars and community elders urged at a UN-backed event in the central Afghan province of Daikundi.