Directorate of Protection maintaining Ancient Cities and Historical Heritages

 Directorate of Protection maintaining Ancient Cities and Historical Heritages reviving


The Directorate, Protection of Ancient Cities and Historical Heritages reviving, by contemplating of jobs receipt is obligated to maintain the heritages and historical monuments by using their protective and restorative methods, obliged and committed for performing of surveys, mapping, volumes decisions, reconstructions, prevention and maintain  sustainable protection of historical monuments and ancient cities.

Performed activities during the last 14 years:

·         Survey and projects building of (262) historical monuments in Kabul, Herat, Balkh, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Bamyan, Faryab, Laghman, Kunduz, Takhar, Zabul, Ghor, Sarpul and Helmand provinces.

·         Repair and amending of (242) Heritages in Balkh, Herat, Kabul, Kandahar, Ghazni, Bamyan, faryab, Badkhshan, Takhar, Laghman, Ghor, Helmand, Kunduz, and Zabbul provinces, that 95 wells through foundation of Aqa Khan, 34 wells through institution of Feroz Koh and 3 wells through institution of Achko has been restored and are consigned for utilization

·         (1408) Heritages have been contented and saved to the database. These include, according to 14th article of preservation of historical and cultural monuments the well signboard was prepared for 827 monuments, and 200 signboards have been sent to Bamyan, Kapisa, Ghazni, Herat, Nimroz, Farah, Nangarhar, Laghman, Baghlan, Kunar, Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunduz, Samangan, Sari Pul, Ghor, Daikundi, Jawzjan, Faryab for installation. 

·         Jam Minaret of Ghor Province in (2002) and eight historical areas in Bamyan Province in (2003) inscribed on world Heritage list and Four historical areas (Babor Shah Garden, Heart old City, Balkh City, and Rustom’s Throne have been registered to World heritage experimental list


Forming Part:

By absorbing of established order in 11395 includes the following structure and sections.

·         Main formation 43 persons

·         Existant of formation 34 persons

·         Lack of formation 9 persons

 Possesses an executive Department and four Sections with Following Endurance:

-       Historical Monuments Restoration Department

-       Ancient Cities Maintaining Department

-       Registration and Notation and care of Historical Monuments Department

-       Survey and Mapping Department. Word Heritage