Pahlavani is one of the most ancient sports in Afghanistan. This sport is very similar to the Wrestle. It is common throughout Afghanistan, especially in major cities. This struggle is aimed at limiting the use and keeping it. Collaborators are not allowed to take each other's feet, but they can take the arms, body, or clothes of the opponent.
پهلوانی یکی از ورزش های باستانی افغانستان است. این ورزش به کُشتی شباهت زیادی دارد. در سراسر افغانستان، بویژه در شهرهای بزرگ این مسابقات رایج است. این مبارزات به قصد بر زمینافکندن همنبرد و نگهداشتن او انجام میشود. همنبردان اجازهٔ گرفتن پای یکدیگر را ندارند، ولی میتوانند بازوان، بدن یا لباس حریف را بگیرند.
Mīrwais Khān Hotak (Pashto: مير ويس خان هوتک), also known as Shāh Mirwais Ghiljī(Pashto: شاه ميرويس غلجي) (1673 – November 1715), was an influential tribal chief of the Ghilji Pashtuns from Kandahar, Afghanistan, who founded the Hotak dynasty that existed from 1709 to 1738. After revolting and killing the Safavid Persiang governor over the region, Gurgin Khan in April 1709, he declared the Loy Kandahar ("Greater Kandahar") region in what is now southern Afghanistan independent. He is widely known as Mīrwais Nīkə (ميرويس نيکه) or Mīrwais Bābā (ميرويس بابا, "Mirwais the father") in the Pashto language.
Bāyazīd Khān (Pashto: بايزيد خان), also known as Pīr Rōshān or Pīr Rōkhān (Pashto: پیر روښان, "the enlightened Pir"; Persian: پیر روشن) (1525 – 1581/1585), was a Pashtun"warrior-poet", Sufi master, and freedom fighter from the Ormur tribe of Waziristan. Pir Roshan wrote mostly in Pashto, but also in Persian and Arabic, while his first language was Ormuri. Pir Roshan is known for founding the 16th-century Roshaniyya movement which gained many followers in the Pashtun region. Pir Roshan wrote the Pashto book Khayr al-Bayān to present his philosophical ideas.
Khushāl Khān Khattak (1613 – 25 February 1689; Pashto: خوشحال خان خټک Khʷushḥāl Khān Khaṭṭak), also called Khushāl Bābā(Pashto: خوشحال بابا), was a Pashtun "warrior-poet", chief, and freedom fighter from the Khattak tribe of the Pashtuns. Khushal preached the union of all Pashtuns, and encouraged revolt against the Mughal Empire, promoting Pashtun nationalism through poetry. Khushal was the first Afghan mentor who presents his theories for the unity of the Pashtun tribes against foreign forces and the creation of a nation-state. Khushal wrote many works in Pashto but also a few in Persian. Khushal is considered the "father of Pashto literature" and the national poet of Afghanistan.
The Helmand River (also spelled Helmend, Helmund, Hirmand; Pashto/Persian: هیرمند, هلمند Hīrmand, Helmand, Greek: Ἐτύμανδρος(Etýmandros), Latin: Erymandrus) is the longest river in Afghanistan and the primary watershed for the endorheic Sistan Basin.
15 years ago the Herat province in Afghanistan was known for its fields of poppy. Now it is turning into the heart of saffron.
With a strong demand worldwide, the cultivation of saffron provides jobs, education and develop a sustainable and clean market.