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Afghan treasuries to be exhibited at Japan’s Kyushu National Museum

Afghan Information and Culture Minister Zardasht Shams inaugurated the exhibition of 231 ancient artworks from the National Museum of Afghanistan at Kyushu National Museum of Japan on Saturday. “I extend my warmest gratitude to Kyushu National Museum, the people and

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New museums to be built across Afghanistan

Officials of the Ministry of Information and Culture said construction work on new museums in six provinces of Afghanistan would kick off soon. The museums would be built in Kabul, Bamyan, Balkh, Khost, Logar and Kapisa. General Director of the

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Coins from 1st century AD returned to Kabul Museum

As many as 215 coins of the Kushan-era in the 1st century AD were returned to Afghanistan National Museum at a ceremony attended by Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul, Information and Culture Minister Syed Makhdoom Rahin, Afghan Ambassador to Britain Mohammad

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Kabul streets get overdue facelift

By Pamela Constable The Washington Post KABUL — On an ordinary weekday, the streets of Kabul are choked with traffic, fetid with clogged drains and crammed with carts displaying potatoes or used sweaters. Shoppers, school children and commuters on bicycles

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Afghanistan National Museum- a reflection of culture and a symbol of hardships in recent decades

Despite the constant and successive failure of power that has kept Kabul Museum in darkness, the National Museum is not only a reflection of the lush and historic culture of Afghanistan, but also a symbol of hardships in recent decades

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Stolen artifacts returned to Afghanistan’s museum

The British Museum has assisted in returning 843 artifacts to Afghanistan’s national museum that were looted during the Civil War. The items include examples of the Begram Ivories, seen at the British Museum’s Afghanistan 2011 exhibition, and an important sculpture

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National Museum of Afghanistan

The National Museum of Afghanistan, also known as the Kabul Museum, is situated in the center of Kabul City. It was built during the reign of King Amanullah Khan in 1922. The collections dated back to several millennia and were

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