Afghanistan's government officials announced that a museum of works of Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i will be constructed in Herat on the occasion of his 579th birth anniversary.
During a ceremony held to commemorate Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i and Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur, two historical figures of Afghanistan, Abdul Quayom Rahimi, the governor of Herat, said that in order to commemorate the literary, cultural and political aspects of the personality of Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i, diverse programs would be organized in Afghanistan including building a museum to present his works.
Moreover, Fereydoon Elham, the director of Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i Foundation, also said that the Foundation is going to discuss the registration of Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i as an influential character with both Afghanistan government and UNESCO. He further said that efforts are being made to publish works of Amir Ali-Shir Nava'I again.
Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i was a renowned poet, politician and scientist of the Timurid Empire and lived during the time of Sultan Husayn Bayqarah. Several books including Arbaeen-e Manzoom, Tarikh-e Anbia va Hokama, Tarikh-e Molouk-e Ajam and Khamsa of Nawoi in Turkish and several other works in Persian language.