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Pajhwok journalist clinches 1st position in Balkh show

Pajhwok journalist clinches 1st position in Balkh show

Dec 18, 2016 - 17:42

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A Pajhwok Afghan News video journalist has secured first position in an artistic work exhibition and contest in the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said on Sunday.

The exhibition was organized by Tabiyan Cultural and Social Centre a week back. The expo ended on Sunday.

The centre’s in-charge, Sayed Mohammad Mosawi, told Pajhwok Afghan News more than 150 pictorial, calligraphy and graffiti art work pieces were showcased at the show.

Pajhwok video journalist, Habibullah Akbari, showcased a photo he had taken at the previous presidential election. His photo clinched the first position.

In the photo a man is captured giving a bottle of water to thirsty person while entering his hand through a hole of in a fence.

Mohammad Zubair, a participant of the expo, said the picture conveyed a message of humanity and brotherhood.

He liked the picture by the Pajhwok reporter and expressed his happiness over the photo winning first position.

The Pajhwok reporter Akbari said he always tried to convey a message in his photos. He thanked Pajhwok for facilitating him to continue his work.

Sabir Naqashbandi, who obtained best illustrator award, said his picture conveyed the message of brotherhood between Shiites and Sunnis.