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Heritage Museum set up to showcase Chitrali relics

National

May 18, 2018

CHITRAL: A Heritage Museum was established in Laspur to take care and showcase the artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural and historical importance of Chitral.

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme with the financial support of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has established the Museum under its WES project.

Artifacts and objects, including ancient agricultural tools, weapons used in wars in the past, domestic tools and traditional Chitrali poshak were placed at the museum for the visitors to come and have a glimpse of these unique jewels of Chitrali tradition. All the artifacts and objects displayed at the Museum are collected by Amirullah Khan Yaftali.

The museum is fully decorated and it is expected that the tourists and history loving people would visit it in a large number to watch these relics from the ancient times. The museum would be opened to public in the coming days.

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