At present, there are only Hazara and Tajik youth in the group, largely because the population of Bamiyan
Province is almost exclusively Hazara and Tajik.
At a meeting last week of the International Committee for Bamiyan
at UNESCO's Paris headquarters, Bandarin said there was "complete agreement" among the experts that it isn't possible to reconstruct the great Buddha but there was disagreement on the smaller Buddha.
she was also met by Nato-led troops from New Zealand who performed the traditional Maori haka dance for her.
(13.) Discussions with a resident of Acha Mazar Village, Waras, Bamiyan
, 7 July 2006.
On their four-day tour to Bamiyan
province and Band-e Amir lake they hired a translator for pounds 50 a day...
A German team has discovered a great-sealed small jute bag for Buddha's soul inside of one of the two giant statues in Bamiyan
, central Afghanistan that were destroyed by the country's former Taliban rulers.
Featured sand sculptures include the Taj Mahal, India; Angkor, Cambodia; Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand; The Great Wall, China; Himeji Castle, Japan; Persepolis, Iran; Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat), Iraq and the buddha statues of the Bamiyan
As the Taliban advanced into Bamiyan
in September 1998, they blew up parts of two ancient Buddha statues.
province, in central Afghanistan, we helped Aga Khan Development re-create a health system destroyed by war.
Habiba Surobi, governor of Bamiyan
, said women in many remote Afghan villages remain unaware of their rights, including their right to vote.
Photographs, video, and miniature paintings examine the destruction of the colossal 6th-century Buddhas of the Bamiyan
Valley in central Afghanistan by the Taliban in March 2001.
And while the Taliban considers such statues un- Islamic and destroyed the Bamiyan
Buddhas, the Muslim residents of the nearby Apati village believe they deserve to be preserved and treasured.