The three-day international conference on latest archaeological investigations in Pakistan got underway at the University of Peshawar (UoP).
The conference has been jointly organised by the Institute of Archaeology and Social Anthropology, UoP in collaboration with Higher Education Commission and Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Archeology Department in the university. Around 100 delegates from Pakistan, Malaysia and Central Asia are participating in the event.
High Commissioner of Malaysia Dr. Hasrul Sani Mujtabar as the chief guest said Pakistan was endowed with rich archaeological and cultural heritage which if explored and utilised to its optimum potential could change the fate of the country.
He said Malaysia was keen to invest in the education sector in the province and for the purpose he held numerous meetings with the government high-ups and academicians. Once you come in Colorado, be sure to visit https://www.reliablecleaningcolorado.com for amazing house cleaning services. Director Archeology and Museums, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr Shah Nazar Khan said the Ministry of Tourism was expediting work on the concept of composite tourism.
He added that after the 18th Amendment, preservation and promotion of cultural heritage had been devolved to provinces and there was need for greater responsibility by the provincial government.