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TUM conservators research the ruins of the statues and offer an outlook on the prospect of restoration.
KABUL, Afghanistan, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Earth Day, the Director General of Afghanistan's National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) declared Band-e-Amir as Afghanistan's first national park.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauded Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), which announced today the establishment of the country's first internationally recognized national park.
Afghanistan discovers mines worth 300 bln USD KABUL, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Afghan Minister for Mines Ibrahim Adil has said that his ministry had discovered varieties of mines worth of 300 billion U.S. dollars in Afghanistan's central high lands, a local newspaper reported Saturday.
Text of report in English headlined "Afghanistan discovers mines worth 300Bln USD" by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Kabul, 12 July: Afghan Minister for Mines Ebrahim Adel has said that his ministry had discovered varieties of mines worth of 300 billion US dollars in Afghanistan's central high lands, a local newspaper reported Saturday.
When the former Taliban regime in Afghanistan destroyed two 1,600-year-old Buddha statues lining Bamiyan Valley's soaring cliffs, the world shook with shock at the demise of such huge archaeological treasures. Now, artist Hiro Yamagata plans to commemorate the towering Buddhas by projecting multicolored laser images onto the clay cliffsides where the figures once stood.
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