GB starts rehabilitation of historical structure


The Archeology and Museums Department of Gilgit-Baltistan has started work on the repair and maintenance of a centuries old historical structure in Gilgit city.

The Mughlai Shikari is located in the West of Jutial, estimated to be over 700 years old. The Mughali Minar gets its name form an invader from the neighboring Badakhshan region, known as Taj Mughal, who had defeated the local rulers and conquered Gilgit.

Mughal Minar, shaped like a Stupa, is one of the most important archeological remains in the Gilgit city which faced the brunt of environment and human activity. “Keeping in view the importance of the site, archeology and museums department provided finance.

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