Archaeological heritage: Preservation of sites ensured

The archeological sites include Manthal Rock Art Skardu, Karga Buddha Site Gilgit, Lamsa Buddha Site and others


APP June 05, 2016

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Kashmir Affairs has ensured preservation of six archaeological sites in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) to promote tourism and cultural activities. The archeological sites include Manthal Rock Art Skardu, Karga Buddha Site Gilgit, Lamsa Buddha Site Shighar Skardu, Fugush Monastry District Diamer, Hanzal Stupa Gilgit, Rock carvings and inscriptions Ganish Hunza. Moreover, sources said the authorities had developed tourism information centres in districts Skardu, Ghizer, Ghanche and Astore.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 6th, 2016.

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