One of the five pillars of Islam is fasting. It is a demonstration of faith in which hypocrisy and ostentation had no place, and only God has knowledge of its truth.
At a meeting entitled the "Role of Religious Scholars in Maintaining Peace and Stability" the Dawat Islami Foundation of Afghanistan on Monday called for a ceasefire and for government and insurgents to hold peace talks and end the war.
Anar Gul annual poetry event, a centuries-old tradition in Kandahar, was an inspirational occasion, organized by the Provincial Department of Information and Culture.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday historic relics and sites were Afghanistan’s assets and the Afghans felt pride over their existence.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with a number of scholars this morning. In the meeting that took place in Arg Palace, the President called the role of scholars in national matters important.
The central province of Bamyan was on Friday officially declared the first cultural capital of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for the year 2015 at a colourful ceremony held near the destroyed Buddha Statues.