2021 marked 20 years since the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas, two historic statues destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
A hoard of scrolls, relics and other artifacts have been discovered in the ancient statue.
The National Museum director said his department did nothing wrong.
A local martial artist sparked outrage after documenting desecration of a holy monument.
The Buddhas of Bamiyan have been resurrected, thanks to light projection technology and a generous couple.
A court in Yangon sentenced the men for denigrating Buddhism.