Provincial officials of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the northern Badakhshan province have said that they will fundamentally mend the historic tomb of the Persian poet and writer Nasir Khisrow Balkhi.
A team of cultural officials of the province along with the Taliban officials has visited the tomb and decided to repair the historic monument based on its history.
Head of the cultural directorate of Badakhshan province Maazudin Ahmadi who was leading the team said protection of the country’s historic monuments is vital for the history of a nation and asked the residents to make efforts in this regard.
In the meantime, a Taliban member of the directorate said the Mafia of historic monuments wanted to destroy the tomb of Nasir Khisrow Balkhi and loot it but did not succeed.
The tomb of the Afghan prominent poet and writer who lived in 1000 AD is now located in the Yamgan district of Badakhshan province.
The tomb that is located in the beautiful greenery of the province is damaged by natural factors during history and there are fears of its complete collapse.
Nasir Khisrow Balkhi’s tomb is reportedly 400 years old and is situated on a hilltop from where the beautiful scenery of Yamgan district is vividly visible.
The history of the tomb is carved on the woods of the tomb.
One can easily see the beautiful and skillful verses of the Holy Quran carved both on the woods of walls and pillars of the tomb.
The Taliban protects and repair the tomb and other monuments including Bodas in Bamyan province as they would destroy these places in 90s.