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WD
Web Desk
February 15, 2012

Body to be formed to survey heritage sites

National

WD
Web Desk
February 15, 2012

Karachi
The Sindh government decided to form a committee on Tuesday to survey historical sites for preservation. The decision was taken at the first meeting of the newly-established Management Board for Antiquities and Physical Heritage of Sindh. The antiquities secretary informed that people were being trained in conservational engineering and architecture, with focus on stone-cutting and carving skills. Chief Secretary Sindh Raja Muhammad Abbas, who presided over the meeting, said the technical committee to be made for the survey should also have representatives from the antiquities, culture, auqaf and other relevant departments. During the meeting, a presentation about various historical sites of Makli, Hyderabad, Badin, Dadu, Larkana, Ghotki, Khairpur, Jacobabad and Manghopir was also made.

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