Irfan Siddiqui inaugurates ‘Cultural Heritage of Pakistan’


ISLAMABAD, Dec. 07(APP): Advisor to Prime Minister, Irfan Siddiqui here Thursday inaugurated an exhibition of Cultural Heritage of Pakistan in connection with 70th Independence Anniversary Celebrations.

The event was organized by the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) at Islamabad Museum, Sir Syed Memorial.

Speaking on the occasion, Irfan Siddiqui said Pakistan has traces of human activities during the Stone Age having glimpse of glorious and rich heritage of this region.

“We have 26 sites on UNESCO world heritage tentative list. Visitors from home and abroad can gain understanding from the museums and establishing the museum is priority of all nations across the world” he said, adding that my division has acquired funds for establishment of national museum in the Federal Capital”.

Permanent protection of our cultural heritage is our priority not only for our youth and children but for the generations to come. The present exhibition is evidence of the commitment of government to preserve the cultural heritage of Pakistan featuring master pieces of our rich culture.

Representatives of National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH) Division, UNESCO, DG DOAM, Junaid Ikhlas and large number of students also attended the exhibition.

APP/Cdra/farah/ VNS Islamabad