Skiers line up on the slopes of Bamiyan
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First international skiing championship held in Bamiyan

Bamiyan in Afghanistan was once best known for its Buddha statues which were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.

But now the province is hoping its first ever international skiing championship will help put it back on the map.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Ali Salimi.

  • 07 Mar 2012