Ambassador to the Nordic Countries Mrs. Manizha Bakhtari participated at Hewad Radio's fourth anniversary celebration

On the occasion of completing four years, Hewad Radio invited the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and ​​Ambassador of Afghanistan to the Nordic Countries Mrs. Manizha Bakhtari to participate at the celebration and to make ​​a speech.





Hewad Radio which is the first Afghan Radio station in Scandinavia celebrated the fourth year of its presence 1 March 2013.

On the occasion of completing four years, Hewad Radio invited the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and ​​Ambassador of Afghanistan to the Nordic Countries Mrs. Manizha Bakhtari to participate at the celebration and to make ​​a speech.

Ambassador Bakhtari congratulated Hewad Radio for its fourth year of existence and highlighted the role and importance of the media in the age of democracy in the 21th century.

In her speech Ambassador Bakhtari underlined the role of media as the Fourth Power and said:”Media has a constructive role in the society and has played an important role in order to focus on the social issues in almost every era. It is impossible to build a democratic society without the existence of an open and democratic media, which can inform people about what is taking place in the society” She added: “The young generation of Afghans living in Northern Europe, will have connection to their roots which is their culture and home country. Channels like Hewad Radio and other cultural organizations will help the young generation to retain their identity even they are far from home and it is a pleasure to see that such Channels and other cultural Communities exist”.

Mrs. Bakhtari also added that the Embassy of Afghanistan in Oslo will do everything in its power to strengthen its relation to cultural connections towards the Afghan community in Northern Europe.



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