Afghanistan: Protecting the Cultural Heritage Sites

Afghanistan: Protecting the Cultural Heritage SitesExcerpts.

“We have had some successes in protecting and maintaining historical and cultural sites in Herat,” Aria Raufian, head of Herat’s Information and Culture Department, told Xinhua.

“And besides the government’s efforts, the Agha Khan foundation (a non-governmental association) has also contributed to the protection of more than 52 sites in different parts of Herat, like the old city and the Qal’a Ikhtiyar al-Din or castle of Ikhtiyar al-Din.

… in addition to the Agha Khan Foundation and the government of Afghanistan, Italy and private investors have contributed to the rebuilding and protecting the cultural sites.

Source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/19/c_137120694.htm

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