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15 historic artifacts registered in Parwan

parwan-historcial-siteThe Information and Culture department in central Parwan province on Tuesday announced registration of 14 historic artifacts in different parts of the province.
Earlier, 25 historical artifacts had been registered in the province. Sayed Saboor Mehdi, director culture and tourism, said Masjid-e-Ahangrana, Sufh-e-Khwajaha, Haus-e-Lokha, Guzar-e-Charso, Bazar-e-Kohne, Bazar-e-Charmgari and other places have been registered.
He said these places have been marked over a month after proper evaluation. He presented the following information regarding these relics:
With 2,000 years history, this place is located in northeastern part of Charikar town. This place was established in Alexander’s time. It is famous for producing copper appliances.
This bazaar has 2,000 years of history and was built next to Bazar-e-Misgari. Lethal weapons such as swords and knives are being made here.
This mosque is located to the north of Charikar town and has been renamed to Hazrat-e- Dawood Mosque. This worship place has 1,200 year history.
Suf-e- Khwajaha:
This yard is 12 square metre and was built next to Bazar-e-Ahangaran around 800 years back. Haji Sikandar, a local elder, said this place was built by a person known as Sayed Jafar Mujarad. He added Mujarad built four streams in Charikar and was gathering residents in this area for advice.