Afghanistan seeks to boost tourism

Decades of conflict have meant tourist numbers have been low, but now attempts are being made to boost the sector.

    Afghanistan's ancient history and rugged scenery used to attract tens of thousands of tourists a year.

    But decades of conflicts have bled the industry dry.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from the picturesque Bamiyan region, where efforts are under way to improve facilities for tourists.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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