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President Ghani approves restoration work of Dar-ul-Aman Palace

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani announced approval of the restoration of the historic Dar-ul-Aman Palace on Wednesday. The announcement was made via an online statement posted on official Twitter account. “Shattered Dar-ul-Aman Palace is a reminder of our darkest days. Thus,

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Herat’s historical sites under attack

Residents and non-governmental organizations have complained to the government about the illegal construction of residence buildings on historical sites by power individuals. The government has yet not taken any action to address the issues. “We approached the government through our

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Minister Rahim vows to repair ancient sites in Kandahar

Visiting the southern city of Kandahar, Information and Culture Minister Makhdom Rahim vowed to repair damaged monuments. The minister, accompanied by local government officials and elders, examined historic places including Ahmad Shah Baba’s shrine and “Orange Palace” in old Kandahar

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Afghanistan’s Buddhist site preservation promised

The Afghan government has promised to preserve a historic Buddhist site at the Ainak copper project site. The grounds of Mes Aynak in Logar province are a sprawling 9,800-acre (4,000-hectare) trove of Buddhist monastery ruins, statues and tombs that sit

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