Native officers in Parwan confirmed that the Jabal Siraj Palace is at present getting used as a army base by Islamic Emirate forces.
The usage of the palace created concern amongst cultural analysts, who mentioned that some elements of the palace have been broken. They prompt that the palace must be handed over to the Ministry of Info and Tradition.
“If the troops and army models are settled in, it is going to be troublesome to guard it and it might be broken and it is going to be troublesome to restore,” mentioned Abir Shabroz, a poet and author.
“The historic relics, clearly, are the language of historical past,” mentioned Mohammad Sabir Sarwari, college teacher.
The provincial commander of the safety division mentioned that they’re contemplating areas for the forces of the Ministry of Protection, who’re at present settled within the palace, and that they may go away the palace.
“Amenities are being made for the forces of the Ministry of Protection. We have now determined to relocate them elsewhere,” mentioned Azizullah Omar, commander of the provincial safety division.
The Jabal Siraj Palace was rebuilt throughout the time of the previous authorities. The development value greater than 12 million Afs.
The provincial head of Info and Tradition mentioned that the palace has but to be formally handed over to the Ministry of Info and Tradition.
“They informed us to ship a press release or proposal to the Arg at hand over the Jabal Siraj Palace to the Ministry of Info and Tradition,” mentioned Shams Rahman Sediqqi, head of the division of Info and Tradition.
In line with the native officers, the Jabal Siraj Palace is constructed on 36 acres of land and has 150 rooms.