46 repatriated artefacts displayed in museum

Total of 46 artefacts confiscated in the USA have been repatriated to Pakistan and are displayed in the museum

APP November 18, 2022
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A recently renovated Islamabad Museum was inaugurated by the Adviser to Prime Minister for Political, Public Affairs, National Heritage and Culture, Engr Amir Muqam on Thursday where 46 repatriated artefacts were displayed for the public.

The inauguration was followed by an introductory briefing of the organisation while the PM's aide also chaired an important meeting at the Department of Archeology and Museum (DOAM).

The PM's aide on the occasion said that Islamabad Museum serves visitors, researchers, students as well heritage professionals and its new extension will open new vistas for all the cultural heritage visitors.

A total of 46 artefacts confiscated in the USA have been repatriated to Pakistan and are displayed in the museum. The new artefacts from the reserve collection of the Islamabad museum have also been displayed in the museum

This recent renovation and extension of the museum has had a great impact on the visitors, researchers, students, and heritage professionals and preserving the history has always been a priority of the world nations.

Amir Muqam also said that the Islamabad museum is home to cultural heritage and encompasses the entire history from old age to the later Mughal period. In Islamabad, an effort has been made to delineate the saga of evolution of cultures and civilizations in Pakistan through the display of artefacts and works of art.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 18th, 2022.


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