Gov of Sindh gets 126 archaeological sites





The ministry of culture has decided to hand over 126 archeological sites, except Mohanjo Daro, to the government of Sindh by the end of August this year. In pursuance of the directive of the Prime Minister, the Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Moeen-ul-Islam Bokhari and the Secretary of Culture Department, Government of Sindh, Shamas Jafarani, met along with Director General, Archeology here.

With the mandate to ensure the smooth transfer of the sites to the Government of Sindh, it was also decided to set up a Committee consisting Director General, Archeology, government of Pakistan and Secretary Culture, Government of Sindh as members and the Additional Secretary, Government of Pakistan as the head of the Committee.

The process of transferring the sites will commence from Makli Hill, Thatta early this month which is on the World Heritage Site and it is expected that the provincial government will address the long standing problem of encroachment at the site on durable basis.



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