Video: Restoration of the Historic Citadel in Herat
This piece discusses the importance of Afghanistan’s historic sites and the restoration work being commenced by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Afghanistan. Ajmal Maiwandi, the Chief Executive Officer for the trust, based in Kabul, explains a little bit about the history of the Herat Citadel, and why it is important for the future of Afghanistan to make culture and history accessible in this way. Abdul Ghaffoor Sheikhzada, Director of the National Museum of Herat (housed inside the Citadel), gives a tour of the site explaining some of the more detailed points of historic interest. Also available in high definition.