Ainak Copper Mine– Extracting for Wealth while Preserving the Heritage

by Wadsam | May 15, 2012 4:40 am

[1]Dr.Sayed Makhdom Raheen Minister of Information and Culture while talking at the conference of preservation of cultural heritage of Ainak Copper Mine asked the friendly countries to assist the ministry for delivery of cultural heritages and ancient relics to a safe place.

The conference was attended by Waheedullah Shahrani Minister of Mines, deputy minister ,heads of departments, ambassadors, and representatives of friendly countries in Kabul and archaeological specialists to discuss maintaining balance on explorations, preservation of cultural heritages and ancient relics.

Dr.Raheen said that the Afghan cultural heritages belong to all human community and added that Afghanistan has been venue of growing of civilizations and has hundreds examples of those civilizations. Dr.Raheen said that I request the friendly countries to assist the ministry of information and culture in preservation and safe transfer of those relics to a proper place.

Waheedullah Shahrani appreciated the ministry of information and culture for its efforts towards preservation of cultural heritages and ancient site and said that Afghanistan’s position in relation to extraction of mines takes place on the basis of the mines law.

He emphasized on the importance of Ainak Copper Mine and its impacts on the national economy of the country and added that this project is important for sustainable progress of Afghanistan and added that technical studies on establishment of railway is being continued and work on transfer of cultural heritages will end till the end of the 2012 based on the consultation of archaeologists.

 The conference brings about this certainty that all the ancient relics are in the focus of attention of the Ministry of Information and Culture and visible efforts are continuing in the process in this respect.

Source: Ministry of Mines

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