Punjab Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Cooperatives Raja Basharat on Thursday directed to update the draft of Punjab Museum Act, the proposed law to govern museums, as per the committee’s instructions and send it directly to the
Raja Basharat was chairing a meeting of the Chief Minister’s Special Committee was held at Civil Secretariat to review draft of the proposed law for museums in Punjab.
Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun, Minister for Culture Taimur Ahmad, Secretary Law, Secretary Culture and other officers concerned also attended the meeting.
On the occasion, in a briefing on the draft law titled Punjab Museum Act, the Secretary informed that there are seven museums functioning in different districts of Punjab. He said: “The law proposes to form a BoG for the effective administration of
museums, the chairman of which will be nominated by the CM.
It will consist of six official and seven non-official members.” Initially, the law was made only for the Taxila Museum, but the committee extended its scope to all existing and new museums.