Challenges between heritage conservation and mining in Afghanistan
Sean Callebs

The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan is looking to tap into mineral riches in an effort to boost the country’s anemic economy.

China remains interested in one of the richest copper deposits on earth.

However, the copper happens to rest along an ancient Buddhist city on the Silk Road.

As CGTN’s Sean Callebs reports, the challenge remains how to extract the copper without destroying the remnants of relics still scattered over the region.

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