‘Kaho Jo Daro to be preserved’


Mirpurkhas—Sindh Minister for Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Syed Sardar Ali Shah has said that provincial Government has taken concrete steps for preservation of historical and archaeological sites of Sindh after passage of 18th amendment of the Constitution.
While talking to the media during his visit to archaeological site ‘ Kaho Jo Daro’ here Sayed Sardar Ali Shah said that ‘Kaho jo Daro’ is just like the same as Stupa of Moen jo Daro, that is why this site is of historical importance.
He said that archaeology department would have to conduct a survey through archaeology experts and antiquities and other archaeological objects would be kept in the museums for display. He said that for this purpose a museum would soon be established in Mirpurkhas.
Replying to a question Provincial Minister said that archaeological site of ‘Kaho jo Daro’ is stretched at about 32 acres of land and after completion of survey encroachment would also be removed.
On reply to another question, Sayed Sardar Ali Shah said that archaeological objects of ‘Kaho jo Daro’ which are kept in the museums of India and UK would also be taken back by the help of UNESCO. He said that construction and repair work on Naukot fort is underway from the Endowment Fund and after completion of work the it would be inaugurated.—APP